(4) Vesta

Asteroid (4) Vesta (the brightest object) as imaged on 23 March 2021 around 19:45 UTC.
Figure 1: Asteroid (4) Vesta (the brightest object) as imaged on 23 March 2021 around 19:45 UTC.
Asteroid (4) Vesta is, at approximately 525 kilometres diameter, one of the largest objects in the main asteroid-belt between Mars and Jupiter. At the start of the evening of 23 March 2021 the asteroid was just beyond galaxies NGC 3501 (lower right) and NGC 3507 (upper left). A quick half-hour session of 60 subs (30s each) with the SkyWatcher Esprit 150ED and ZWO ASI1600 Pro Cool camera created this image of this particularly bright object.
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