Blink Sequence for 1995 WY2

Kuiper Belt object 1995 WY2 observed UT 1995 Nov 18 using the Keck 10 meter telescope by D. Jewitt and J. Luu. These are the discovery images. Each is a 900 second integration. The images are separated by about 18 minutes, during which time the object moves 1 arcsecond. Stationary background galaxies are also evident in this short movie. The apparent magnitude is V = 24.2.

Kuiper Belt

Last Update August 2009