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Photographer:

Mike Olason

Email:

moicylander@centurylink.net

Location of Photo:

Denver Colorado

Date/Time of photo:

1 September 2017, 0900UT

Equipment:

11" SCT f/6.4 and STF-8300M CCD Camera, 1" Refractor f/4 and ST-402ME CCD Camera

Description:

Several images of Asteroid Florence at it's close approach to Earth in the early Denver morning of 1 September 2017 when it was about 4.4 Million Miles from Earth. The 2.7 mile wide asteroid was about magnitude 8.7 moving at almost 1/2 degree per hour across the night skies of Denver. These images were taken through holes in a mostly cloudy sky.

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