unid sat in slooh image is asteroid (ot?)

From: George Roberts (gr@gr5.org)
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 00:06:18 UTC

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    Sorry if this is a bit off topic.
    
    I learned how to identify asteroids.  The unid in the slooh image here that 
    Kevin Fetter posted:
    http://www.slooh.com/data/teide/deepsky/2008/10/20/20081020_222228_5491.jpg
    
    is a perfect fit to asteroid:
    2008 TT26
    
    Both in location at the right time and in velocity/direction.
    
    (a mag 15 near earth orbit asteroid)
    
    If other's have spotted asteroids and want to check against 400,000 known 
    objects quickly, use this web calculator:
    
    http://scully.cfa.harvard.edu/~cgi/CheckMP
    
    - George Roberts
    http://gr5.org 
    
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