Asteroid-Asteroid Appulses - 2023 December


All dates and times are Universal Time
Positions are geocentric J2000 and include planetary perturbations and proper motion
The first asteroid in the pair is the brighter of the two
Separations are in arcseconds, Position Angle is from the brighter asteroid to the fainter
Calculations by Brian D. Warner
 
Asteroid < mag 16; Elong from Sun > 45

Ast 1:   Asteroid 1 Number
Name 1:  Asteroid 1 Name
Ast 2:   Asteroid 2 Number
Name 2:  Asteroid 2 Name
RA:      Asteroid 1 RA
Dec:     Asteroid 1 Declination
Mag 1:   Asteroid 1 V magnitude
Mag 2:   Asteroid 2 V magnitude
Sep:     Separation, arcsec
PA:      Position Angle, Ast 1 to Ast 2
         0 = North, 90 = East, 180 = South, 270 = West
SE:      Angular separation between Sun and Ast 1
ME:      Angular separation between Moon and Ast 1
MP:      Moon Phase
         0 = New, 0.5 = Quarter, 1 = Full. + = Waxing; – = Waning

Date    UT     Ast 1   Name 1                 Ast 2   Name 2                    RA           Dec      Mag1  Mag2  Sep  PA   SE   ME     MP  
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12/01  06:06      662  Newtonia                  718  Erida                    23 26.06     -08 21.1  14.8  16.0  291  343   91  126  -0.843
12/01  07:37    25330  1999 KV4                 3879  Machar                   02 10.36     +30 28.8  15.3  15.8  455   46  128   74  -0.838
12/01  14:40      361  Bononia                  1423  Jose                     23 42.00     -04 31.9  14.7  15.9   53  170   94  125  -0.817
12/02  06:50      662  Newtonia                 1010  Marlene                  23 27.02     -08 13.9  14.8  15.7  774  166   91  139  -0.763
12/02  14:10       10  Hygiea                    107  Camilla                  21 28.18     -11 49.3  11.6  13.7  519  135   85  168  -0.738
12/02  19:51     1133  Lugduna                  3463  Kaokuen                  03 48.02     +21 17.2  14.0  15.9  288   65  116   75  -0.718
12/02  19:55      627  Charis                   4288  Tokyotech                00 07.46     -06 17.2  15.0  15.7  343  284   93  135  -0.718
12/03  09:25      740  Cantabia                 6384  Kervin                   03 49.99     +07 02.7  13.8  15.7  673   55  102   85  -0.668
12/04  12:34     1773  Rumpelstilz              1805  Dirikis                  04 37.74     +21 34.9  15.5  15.7  207   14  114   83  -0.565
12/04  12:48      358  Apollonia                 347  Pariana                  04 16.59     +15 28.3  12.3  12.7  827   56  109   90  -0.564
12/05  09:24      899  Jokaste                 19370  Yukyung                  05 56.76     +19 43.4  13.7  15.5  317   88  109   76  -0.484
12/05  20:47     1826  Miller                   2333  Porthan                  03 26.45     +26 32.3  15.2  15.6  360   61  122  114  -0.439
12/06  08:50     1176  Lucidor                  2140  Kemerovo                 06 39.55     +23 49.0  14.7  15.9  189  281  112   77  -0.392
12/06  10:55     1668  Hanna                    5488  Kiyosato                 04 22.60     +13 46.2  15.7  15.9  710  100  107  111  -0.384
12/07  03:00     2713  Luxembourg               9182  1991 NB4                 04 52.34     +24 33.6  15.5  15.7   54  129  117  110  -0.323
12/07  04:05     1834  Palach                   3007  Reaves                   05 15.20     +25 18.6  15.9  15.9  866  235  117  106  -0.319
12/08  06:16       59  Elpis                     106  Dione                    13 46.81     -07 52.5  14.1  14.3  430  177   74    9  -0.225
12/08  06:59       23  Thalia                    264  Libussa                  11 25.62     +15 31.8  11.2  13.9  504   12   97   35  -0.222
12/11  00:48      442  Eichsfeldia               908  Buda                     03 20.09     +08 54.3  13.7  13.8   95   79  105  168  -0.043
12/11  08:22     1389  Onnie                    4489  Dracius                  05 21.32     +20 00.2  15.4  15.7  279  325  111  157  -0.030
12/11  22:14      195  Eurykleia                1152  Pawona                   02 51.50     +24 43.2  13.6  15.0  180  104  121  161  -0.013
12/12  14:55      739  Mandeville               1607  Mavis                    21 21.61     -20 42.5  14.7  15.6  843  341   76   60  -0.002
12/12  19:13      534  Nassovia                 1085  Amaryllis                22 20.88     -13 33.4  15.4  15.9  327  133   85   74  -0.001
12/12  20:47      601  Nerthus                   767  Bondia                   22 41.27     -10 46.7  15.3  15.4  308  111   88   79   0.000
12/13  07:46      122  Gerda                     715  Transvaalia              01 28.49     +07 51.4  13.2  14.6  481   89  106  118   0.003
12/13  08:14      804  Hispania                11064  Dogen                    07 31.62     +42 22.5  12.8  15.9  784   85  128  153   0.004
12/13  22:08      230  Athamantis                619  Triberga                 10 53.79     -04 28.1  12.3  15.0  468   81   77  106   0.014
12/13  22:57      170  Maria                     569  Misa                     09 37.91     +14 08.4  13.5  14.0  707  308   97  132   0.015
12/14  07:26       85  Io                        214  Aschera                  13 49.59     -12 52.9  13.7  14.8   86   59   69   69   0.026
12/14  13:54   139622  2001 QQ142                638  Moira                    10 32.92     +14 19.0  14.3  15.0  524  100   96  129   0.036
12/14  14:11     1011  Laodamia                  872  Holda                    05 20.27     +12 51.3  13.6  14.2  326   93  104  152   0.037
12/14  14:30     1176  Lucidor                 77799  2001 QV88                06 32.43     +23 27.3  14.5  16.0  597  119  112  172   0.037
12/14  18:01      815  Coppelia                 1954  Kukarkin                 04 51.67     +30 53.0  14.2  14.9  559  261  123  150   0.044
12/15  13:25      558  Carmen                    775  Lumiere                  09 58.70     +09 40.5  14.1  15.3  354  108   92  148   0.089
12/16  04:27     1204  Renzia                    797  Montana                  01 23.90     +10 48.0  15.4  15.2  669  146  109   77   0.134
12/18  04:17       41  Daphne                    627  Charis                   00 14.73     -04 56.5  13.6  15.2  751  135   94   27   0.325
12/18  13:11       38  Leda                      653  Berenike                 09 43.53     +12 17.3  12.5  14.4  132  263   95  163   0.365
12/19  10:48      402  Chloe                    1607  Mavis                    21 37.82     -19 08.3  14.8  15.6  782  163   78   33   0.467
12/19  15:57      481  Emita                     363  Padua                    03 23.26     +18 39.2  12.2  13.2   15  273  114   57   0.492
12/20  10:18     5740  Toutoumi                 3322  Lidiya                   02 37.56     +20 50.6  15.9  15.8  300   81  118   37   0.578
12/21  10:23     2000  Herschel                 1780  Kippes                   09 31.16     +11 12.4  13.9  15.9  900  105   94  121   0.686
12/22  01:42      908  Buda                      269  Justitia                 03 12.73     +10 11.1  14.0  14.7  167  264  106   21   0.749
12/22  08:22      393  Lampetia                  773  Irmintraud               22 07.17     -03 25.6  13.0  14.7  884  193   95   61   0.775
12/23  03:14     1596  Itzigsohn               41074  1999 VL40                07 35.36     +09 10.1  14.7  15.8  479  275   95   71   0.842
12/23  15:08      420  Bertholda                 309  Fraternitas              01 16.08     +11 34.6  14.2  15.5   87  312  110   29   0.879
12/24  15:14      709  Fringilla                1266  Tone                     23 27.61     +11 52.6  14.3  15.7  717  335  111   66   0.939
12/24  16:47      481  Emita                     425  Cornelia                 03 20.96     +18 55.8  12.4  14.6  555  105  114   12   0.943
12/24  17:47      267  Tirza                     228  Agathe                   06 16.53     +26 22.8  14.4  15.1  852  149  115   28   0.945
12/24  22:25      469  Argentina                3431  Nakano                   03 24.24     +34 21.9  14.1  15.6  693   54  130   15   0.953
12/24  22:46      303  Josephina                 470  Kilia                    12 37.97     -05 20.1  14.9  14.7  406    2   76  123   0.954
12/25  00:47      498  Tokio                    3629  Lebedinskij              04 46.56     +17 53.9  12.7  15.9  603   84  110    9   0.958
12/25  12:16     1504  Lappeenranta             2513  Baetsle                  05 57.21     +22 07.8  14.0  16.0   48   92  112   15   0.975
12/25  15:02     1105  Fragaria                 1282  Utopia                   10 10.91     +15 46.5  15.7  15.5  822  110   98   72   0.979
12/28  11:52     1040  Klumpkea                  745  Mauritia                 07 56.57     +16 01.8  14.2  15.3  607  107  101   11  -0.975
12/28  18:24     1143  Odysseus                11873  Kokuseibi                06 15.11     +20 14.0  14.8  15.6  444   40  109   25  -0.966
12/29  01:55       80  Sappho                    396  Aeolia                   14 44.01     -17 27.7  13.7  15.5   56   36   66  103  -0.954
12/29  16:57     3534  Sax                      4163  Saaremaa                 06 58.14     +15 03.5  15.1  15.7  781  281  103   27  -0.926
12/30  01:06     1362  Griqua                   3266  Bernardus                03 09.39     -13 44.5  14.9  15.7   41  250   83   94  -0.908
12/30  02:44       56  Melete                    223  Rosa                     14 27.20     -13 41.7  13.9  15.9  417  177   69   86  -0.905
12/30  23:29      349  Dembowska                1210  Morosovia                11 18.53     +14 15.3  11.4  15.5  290  304   95   21  -0.851