NEO and PHA (385186) 1994 AW1, orbit type: Amor


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The asteroid is classified as PHA (Potential Hazardous Asteroid). With an absolute magnitude of 17.6 the object has an approximate diameter of a few kilometers.
Its period is 1.16 years. On July,15 2015 the asteroid passed the Earth in 9,725,630.7 km distance, the closest approach for at least 200 years.

Discovered at 675 Palomar Mountain on January, 11, 1994

Minor planet center's orbital elements and Ephemeris,   JPL Small body database,      Earth MOID = 0.01953 AU

NEO 1994 AW1  by B82 Bernhard Haeusler, Germany  

startrail of 1994 AW1 by Bernhard Haeusler, 2015-08-22 B/W                                                       120 stacked images                

total basis: 120 x 1 min. exposures, 2015-08-22 UT 20:21 - UT 22:34, 12" SCT  f-6.15 + CCD ST10XME
mag 17.6, velocity: 0.91"/min in PA 36.7  


NEO 1994 AW1  by B82 Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

1994 AW1 by Bernhard Haeusler, 2015-08-22 

GIF animation 120 single images x 1 min. = around 133 minutes in reality

total basis: 120 x 1 min. exposures, 2015-08-22 UT 20:21 - UT 22:34, 12" SCT  f-6.15 + CCD ST10XME
mag 17.6, velocity: 0.91"/min in PA 36.7  


NEO 1994 AW1  by B82 Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

JAVA orbit here: JPL Small body database


NEODyS Observations and Residuals of B82 Maidbronn

MPC observation computed with Astrometrica:

COD B82
OBS Bernhard Haeusler
TEL 0.30-m Schmidt-Cassegrain + CCD

NET USNO-A2.0

c5186         C2015 08 22.88713 16 28 33.61 +49 47 04.1          17.4 R      B82
c5186         C2015 08 22.91032 16 28 35.46 +49 47 28.6          17.2 R      B82
c5186         C2015 08 22.93349 16 28 37.34 +49 47 52.7          17.7 R      B82


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