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MASTER OT J125532.84-050442.8 is Himalia

ATel #9767; D. Denisenko (Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Lomonosov Moscow State University)
on 18 Nov 2016; 10:01 UT
Credential Certification: Denis Denisenko (d.v.denisenko@gmail.com)

Subjects: Optical

Bright optical transient MASTER OT J125532.84-050442.8 reported by Shumkov et al., ATel #9766 is the satellite of Jupiter Himalia. Here is the ephemeris of Jupiter VI for observatory code [Z22] around the reported time of observations by MASTER-IAC (2016-11-17.26843 UT = 06:26:32 UT) generated using MPC Natural Satellites Ephemeris Service:

 
Date       UT      R.A. (J2000) Decl.     V    Sky Motion 
YYYY MM DD HHMMSS hh mm ss.s  dd '' ""         "/hr     P.A. 
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2016 11 17 062000 12 55 32.5 -05 04 41   16.0  26.92    112.5 
2016 11 17 063000 12 55 32.7 -05 04 42   16.0  26.91    112.5 
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Natural Satellites Ephemeris Service - Minor Planet Center