The image of minor planet 1999 RQ36 was taken by 0.57-meter f/5.2 reflector equipped with a CCD camera SBIG ST-8 on 1999 September 13. The image of 1999 RQ36 was made as co-addition of four 30 seconds images taken on September 13 from 00:05:42 to 00:09:15 UT by at the Klet Observatory. The field of view is 8 x 5 arcminutes, north is up and west is right.
Observers M. Tichy and Z. Moravec

Apollo-type asteroid 1999 RQ36 was discovered by the LINEAR project and belongs to the category of PHAs (potentially hazardous asteroids), that can threaten the Earth.