Asteroids

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Asteroid Beatrix

Thought I would try my hand at asteroid observation, here is a short video clip showing the movement of asteroid Beatrix over 15-minutes. According to the NASA JPL Small Body Database, this asteroid is a Main Belt Asteroid with a diameter of 68 miles. At the time of the observation, it was listed at 13th magnitude.
TECH SPECS: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120mm ED Triplet APO Refractor, Canon 6D, ISO 3200, 15 x 60 second exposures. Image date: January 28, 2019. Location: The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, PA, USA.

Asteroid Johanna

127 Johanna is a main belt asteroid that is about 76 miles wide. Currently, it is slowly moving through the constellation Auriga at magnitude 11.8. From Wikipedia: Johanna (minor planet designation: 127 Johanna) is a large, dark main-belt asteroid that was discovered by French astronomers Paul Henry and Prosper Henry on 5 November 1872, and is believed to be named after Joan of Arc.
The animated GIF shows the movement of Johanna over 30 minutes by blinking two images.
Tech Specs: Sky-Watcher Esprit 120mm ED Triplet APO Refractor, Celestron CGEM-DX mount (pier mounted), ZWO ASI071MC-Pro running at -20C, 1 x 120 second exposures, GAIN 200, guided using a ZWO ASI290MC and Orion 60mm guide scope. Captured using SharpCap v3.2. Image date: January 22, 2020. Location: The Dark Side Observatory, Weatherly, PA, USA.