Asteroid-DSO Appulses - 2018 May


All dates and times are Universal Time
Positions are geocentric J2000 and include planetary perturbations
Separations are in arcseconds, Position Angle is from the object to the asteroid
Calculations by Brian D. Warner

Object Types: 

OC - Open Cluster      G   - Galaxy    GC - Globular Cluster  
PN - Planetary Nebula  CNB - Cluster + Nebula
SE - Solar Elongation
ME - Moon Elongation
MP - Moon Phase
0 = New, 0.5 = Quarter, 1 = Full. + = Waxing; – = Waning

Date    UT       #    Asteroid              RA        Dec      Mag    Sep   PA  DSO         Mag  Type  SE   ME    MP
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05/01  01:35       22 Kalliope            12 44.66  +11 08.0   11.3   242  168  NGC 4660    11.2  G    143   47  -0.99
05/01  14:47      115 Thyra               22 00.85  -13 11.9   12.5   279  333  NGC 7171    12.2  G     73   88  -0.97
05/02  11:08       98 Ianthe              13 21.79  -27 27.8   12.1    49  188  NGC 5101    10.6  G    159   46  -0.94
05/02  13:00      143 Adria               15 08.00  -36 21.9   12.8   111  181  NGC 5843    12.3  G    158   28  -0.93
05/04  09:51       98 Ianthe              13 19.91  -27 23.9   12.1    65   10  NGC 5078    11.0  G    157   67  -0.82
05/04  19:32     1147 Stavropolis         18 32.47  -25 00.4   14.0   467  347  NGC 6644    12.2  PN   127    5  -0.79
05/06  16:13      586 Thekla              12 50.84  -06 28.8   13.9   321  207  NGC 4731    11.5  G    148  107  -0.63
05/07  14:58      212 Medea               12 49.39  -11 16.0   13.5   544   28  NGC 4700    11.9  G    149  116  -0.54
05/09  10:10      762 Pulcova             17 04.80  -37 58.9   13.4   292  180  NGC 6281     5.4  OC   147   75  -0.37
05/10  15:03       93 Minerva             23 38.78  -06 30.5   13.3    33  335  NGC 7721    11.6  G     57    4  -0.26
05/15  21:20       43 Ariadne             23 36.39  +00 21.6   12.3   239  335  NGC 7716    12.1  G     60   66  +0.00
05/16  23:17      106 Dione               12 43.88  -00 35.7   13.3   164  186  NGC 4653    12.2  G    134  114  +0.03
05/17  03:55        9 Metis               18 07.16  -24 53.0   10.4   434  345  NGC 6544     8.3  GC   144  166  +0.04
05/20  02:03      362 Havnia              17 29.60  -32 25.7   13.0   270  344  Antalova 2   8.8  OC   154  141  +0.27
05/20  22:22      393 Lampetia            13 48.63  -07 18.3   11.8   560  228  NGC 5306    12.1  G    148   74  +0.36
05/21  12:08      218 Bianca              10 46.83  +11 54.4   13.0   325    5  M96          9.3  G     98   17  +0.43
05/22  01:35        4 Vesta               18 16.27  -18 07.4    6.0   352  342  Cr 469       9.1  OC   146  124  +0.49
05/22  02:21        8 Flora               08 22.64  +22 29.0   11.2   243  192  NGC 2577    12.4  G     62   28  +0.50
05/23  11:23       36 Atalante            16 46.76  -47 10.6   13.7   279  172  Hogg 22      6.7  OC   152   89  +0.65
05/23  13:50       36 Atalante            16 46.65  -47 10.8   13.7   594  171  NGC 6204     8.2  OC   152   88  +0.66
05/24  18:58      192 Nausikaa            17 31.42  -34 13.8   10.9   535  171  Cr 333       9.8  OC   157   78  +0.78
05/25  15:37      896 Sphinx              18 15.68  -22 09.4   13.8   129  229  NGC 6583    10.0  OC   151   76  +0.85
05/30  12:06      896 Sphinx              18 12.87  -21 34.9   13.6    85   42  NGC 6568     8.6  OC   156   14  -0.99
05/30  15:09      380 Fiducia             14 06.58  -05 23.4   13.8   276  357  NGC 5468    12.5  G    142   49  -0.99
05/30  18:00      192 Nausikaa            17 25.30  -34 20.9   10.7     4  352  Pismis 24    9.6  OC   162   15  -0.98