J16 An Carraig Observatory

 

Imaging the night sky & asteroid hunting from Northern Ireland

 

J16 back up and running with ODK 16" & Mesu Mount 200

 

38 minutes of data on M33

Asteroids

February 2009: MPC code J16 assigned to An Carraig Observatory. Northern Irelands first amateur observatory to be awarded a code.

February 2009 - November 2014: 1013 observations submitted including confirmation data for near earth asteroids listed here.

J16 Residuals 2014:

RA: +0.13 +/- 0.31, DEC: -0.18 +/- 0.37

 

Asteroids imaged with 16" ODK Cassegrain and Starlight Xpress SXV H16 ccd.

New discoveries from around the world are announced on the NEO confirmation page for follow up observations by other observatories.

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