Thursday, February 2, 2017

NEAR-EARTH ASTEROID 2017 BS32 AND GALAXY NGC 2903 Taken by Denis Denisenko on February 2, 2017 @ Moscow, Russia remotely from Mayhill, NM, USA

On 2017 February 02 at 09:30 UT near-Earth asteroid 2017 BS32 has passed within 10 of a beautiful spiral galaxy NGC 2903 in Leo. Several images were taken with the 43-cm T21 instrument of iTelescope network in Mayhill (New Mexico, USA). The asteroid was at 470 thousand km from us, had magnitude about 14.8 and angular velocity 114 per minute.

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