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Mike Olason

Location of Photo:

Denver Colorado

Date/Time of photo:

7 October 2017, 0614UT


11" SCT f/6.4 and STF-8300M CCD Camera


Asteroid 2012 TC4 is only 1.77 million miles from Earth in this image on it's way to a close approach to Earth on October 12 at 0542UT. The asteroid is magnitude 19.1 in this image. The Harvest Moon is 50 degrees to the east of the asteroid which resulted in a white haze in the image.


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