Planet (3933) Portugal

This a reproduction of a small area of the photographic plate on which Minor Planet (3933) Portugal was discovered. Due to its orbital motion around the Sun, "Portugal'' is seen as a short trail, while the fixed stars in the background are point-like.

Credit:

ESO

About the Image

Id:eso9011a
Type:Observation
Release date:29 September 1990
Related releases:eso9011
Size:1740 x 1290 px

About the Object

Name:(3933) Portugal
Type:• Solar System : Interplanetary Body : Dwarf planet
• X - Solar System
Constellation:Virgo

Image Formats

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Coordinates

Position (RA):11 41 25.87
Position (Dec):4° 6' 7.92"
Field of view:11.02 x 8.17 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.6° right of vertical
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