Greg's unknown Centaur

From: Mike McCants (mmccants@io.com)
Date: Mon Oct 19 2009 - 11:28:24 UTC

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    I was able to find this Centaur last night from BCRC:
    
    Lat 30.3158 N  Long 97.8667 W - Bee Caves Research Center
    
    Object 90085 Unknown 091017   09790A
    
    2009 Oct 19 Times are UT
    
     Mag Hrs Min   Alt   Azi    Hgt  Range    R  A    Dec
     10.0  3  15  17.8  91.1  14751  17119   3 27.2   7.7
      9.9  3  20  17.8  90.7  14414  16774   3 33.0   8.1
      9.9  3  25  17.7  90.1  14061  16415   3 39.1   8.5
      9.8  3  30  17.6  89.6  13692  16045   3 45.6   8.9
      9.8  3  35  17.4  89.0  13305  15661   3 52.4   9.3
    
    It varied from about magnitude 9.5 to magnitude 11.5 with a period
    of about 330 seconds.  Range about 16000 miles.
    
    Unknown 091017
    1 90085U 09790A   09292.01577191  .00000000  00000-0  00000+0 0    02
    2 90085  25.3410  12.0524 6961417 187.5746 150.4904  2.73606553    05
    
    Mike McCants
    Austin, TX
    
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