Monthly Archives: March 2011

Our paper published in the Minor Planet Bulletin

Albino Carbognani (OAVdA – Osservatorio Astronomico Valle d’Aosta) and myself sent some weeks ago a paper describing the photometric behaviour of NEA 2010 WA9 to Prof. Richard Binzel, editor of the Minor Planet Bulletin. This NEA showed an amplitude of … Continue reading

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New comet C/2011 F1 (LINEAR)

C/2011 F1 (LINEAR) was discovered on 2011, Mar. 17.28 by the LINEAR survey with a 1.0-m f/2.15 reflector + CCD. It was subsequently placed on the NEO Confirmation Page of the Minor Planet Center under the temporary designation BY58897. The … Continue reading

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2010 and first part of 2011 statistics

In the last days of February, the MPC published the update of the statistics of all observatories who contribute to the MP astrometry. The page is visible at this URL: http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/iau/special/CountObsByYear.txt In 2010, we performed 2980 astrometric measurements of 744 … Continue reading

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