NEAR not seen

Ian Porter (
Sat, 24 Jan 1998 12:19:57 +0000

Attempted to aquire NEAR visually in an 8 inch reflector from 11:05 to
11:25 23 Jan UTC. Limiting mag was about 11-12. I suspect a CCD would
have been needed to aquire it by the time it got dark here in Eastern
Australia at about 10:30 UTC. Maybe Rob or Tony had better luck (or
better equipment!)
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