2005 XZ7

This is a asteroid, I discovered 

 

On Dec 7, 2005, while scanning images taken by a ccd camera, I noticed a streak.

After comparing it what objects cause streak's, I sumbitted my results to the people who took the picture.

They in turn measured the positon of the streak, and sent that info to the MPC ( minor planet centre )

I later received confirmation, it was a very small asteroid. My first descovery of a asteroid.

 

Info on my Discovery

 

Image I was looking at, when I noticed the streak, causes by the asteroid motion across the sky. The telescope with the ccd camera, follows the stars. So anything moving causes a streak.

http://fmo.lpl.arizona.edu/images/NEWS/2005.12.07.22.06.1.0.jpg

The Minor Planet Electronic Circular listing my discovery

http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/mpec/K05/K05X39.html

A site showing the orbit of the Asteroid

http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=2005%20XZ7;orb=1;cov=0#orb

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