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Discovery images of Neptune Trojan 2008 LC18

Discovery images of Neptune Trojan 2008 LC18

Carnegie Institution of Washington / National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Discovery images of Neptune Trojan 2008 LC18
Hidden in this dense star field is a faint pinpoint of light from a newly discovered trailing Trojan asteroid of Neptune, 2008 LC18.
Precovery image of Neptune Trojan 2008 LC18

Carnegie Institution of Washington / National Astronomical Observatory of Japan

Precovery image of Neptune Trojan 2008 LC18
Precovery images for 2008 LC18 are dense with stars because they overlap the galactic center.

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