D21 Shenton Park recovers the potentially hazardous asteroid – 2002 NE71

With an uncertainty line of some 16 degrees long, Paulo Holvorcem scheduled a of mosaic of 35 overlapping fields at Shenton Park Observatory. The NEO was finally found almost 4 degrees from its nominal position on night two of the search. A third night of clear skies at Shenton Park netted this important recovery thanks to Paulo’s excellent pipeline. The MPEC can be found here.

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