Astronomie · English version

Asteroids with GLIMPSE

At first I did search for Asteroids in the Milky Way Project with the help of volunteers. I found 7 asteroids so far: [3.6] [4.5] [5.8] [8.0] RA DEC [3.6]-[5.8] [4.5]-[8.0] number1 11.539 6.383 277.85182 -10.639025 5.156 number2 13.01 11.038 8.292 5.681 274.53129 -14.48069 4.718 5.357 number3 13.394 8.777 284.12023 0.75311769 4.617 number4 12.215 9.39… Continue reading Asteroids with GLIMPSE

Astronomie · English version

Variable Stars and Movers with GLIMPSE

In the Milky Way Project I already found fast movers, I called them Pure Green Stars, because they look like green stars in the MWP 3.0. For one of them I even calculated the speed on the sky: ~34.2 arcseconds per hour. Here is the object, moving between two images taken 10 minutes apart: But… Continue reading Variable Stars and Movers with GLIMPSE