Asteroid 110 Lydia Passing Near Elnath (Auriga)

Here is a 3-minute exposure showing the Main Belt asteroid 110 Lydia passing near the star Elnath in the constellation Auriga. Lydia is about 86km wide.

Tech Specs: Meade 12” LX90, Celestron CGEM-DX mount, Canon 6D stock camera, Antares Focal Reducer, ISO 3200, 3 x 60 seconds using Backyard EOS with darks and bias frames, guided using an Orion 60mm guide scope with an attached ZWO ASI290MC camera. Image Date: January 17, 2018. Location: The Dark Side Observatory in Weatherly, PA.


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