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Photographer:

James Wentworth

Email:

jwentworthpicks@gmail.com

Location of Photo:

Brainerd Minnesota

Date/Time of photo:

Date: 12/11/2017 Time: 8:40 PM STD

Equipment:

Celestron G11 :Losmandy Gemini 11. 80 MM EDF f?6 refractor @ pime focus. Canon T1i DSLR

Description:

Asteroid 3200 Phaethon is on its way to its closest approach to the earth. Its apparent motions is increasing from day to day. The photo shows its motion during a five minute exposure. Earth Distance (au): 0.11 Sun Distance (au): 1.09 RA Rate (arcsecs/sec): -0.343252 Dec Rate (arcsecs/sec): 0.014963

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