NEAR Observed

Ron Lee (
Thu, 22 Jan 1998 23:43:08 -0700

First picked it up in an 8" at about 6:22 UT 23 Jan 98.

Was showing it to a friend and finally noticed the sunglint
at about 06:27:00 UT.  Lasted until about 06:28:58 UT.

Magnitude 2.5-3.0.   Easily seen with naked eye under
good sky conditions

Thanks to all the folks who helped provide the data and software
to view it.

Ron Lee

104.5614 W, 38.9478 N, 2073 m