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Photographer:

Mike Olason

Email:

moicylander@centurylink.net

Location of Photo:

Denver Colorado

Date/Time of photo:

20 April 2017, 0553UT

Equipment:

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

Description:

Asteroid 2014 JO25 moving past the background galaxy M64 which is known as the Black Eye Galaxy. The asteroid is moving away from Earth. It is 1.71 million miles from Earth in this image and is moving at 1.618 degrees per hour across Earth's skies. The asteroid streak is 8.1 arc minutes (0.135 degrees) long in this 5 minute image.

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