OSIRIS-REx Image Taken by David Rankin

The OSIRIS-REx spacecraft (indicated by the green circle) was photographed on Sept. 16, 2017 (at 6:08 UTC) by amateur astronomer David Rankin from a location near Big Water, Utah in the United States. The image, which shows the spacecraft at 21st magnitude, has a total exposure time of 26 minutes and has been cropped and magnified. This is the second image to be taken by an individual observer for the Spot the Spacecraft campaign.

Date Taken: Sept. 16, 2017

Credit: David Rankin


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