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Photographer:

Mike Olason

Email:

moicylander@centurylink.net

Location of Photo:

Denver Colorado

Date/Time of photo:

30 August 2017, 0510UT

Equipment:

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

Description:

Asteroid Florence is only 2 nights from it's close approach to Earth at 3AM MDT September 1. In these images the asteroid is magnitude 9 and about 4.6 million miles from Earth. The 7 different images try to show the asteroid in different ways. The asteroid was moving about 1/3 degree per hour across the night sky.

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