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.
Last Update August 2009