(367) Amicitia

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Amicitia is typical main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun during 3 years and 112 days in average distance of 2.22 astronomical units (about 340 mln km). It was discovered in 1893 and its apparent magn... Read More

1321 Majuba photometry

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(1321) Majuba is one of very many asteroids in the Solar System. It orbits around Sun with the period of 5 years and 21 days in the average distance of 2.95AU (about 450 mln km). Diameter of this aste... Read More

Yet another fast changer

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Last night again I pointed telescope to a variable star for 120 minutes. This time it was V0799 Aur variable ( https://www.aavso.org/vsx/index.php?view=detail.top&oid=186067 ) . This one is of typ... Read More

Huge and fast

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Among plethora of variable stars there is large subset of really fast changers. It is really amazing, how these huge blobs of plasma can change their brightness significantly in the range of minutes. ... Read More

Crazy Egeria

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Last night I spent on photometry of (13) Egeria asteroid. It is large and irregular object that rotates with period of 7.045 hours, so during winter night it is possible to record more than one rotati... Read More