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 Post subject: Dwarf Planet Makemake
PostPosted: Sun May 11, 2014 10:49 am 
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Below should be the orbit for dwarf planet Makemake (see gallery) - out beyond Pluto.
The surprise is it wasn't discovered until 2005. It must have been imaged many times previously but not spotted.


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 Post subject: Re: Dwarf Planet Makemake
PostPosted: Thu May 15, 2014 9:43 pm 
Dwarf planet so funky they named it twice :D


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 Post subject: Re: Dwarf Planet Makemake
PostPosted: Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:02 am 
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I've managed to collect two sets of FITS data from the BRT Galaxy Camera showing this dwarf planet's passage through the constellation Coma Berenices over the last week:
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File comment: Blink animation showing Makemake on 25-May and 2-Jun 2014. 2x 2-min with C14 at f/5.3.
Processed with IRIS, IrfanView & unFREEz.

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