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#1 oldsalt

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Posted 06 November 2009 - 09:39 PM

Links of interest
Here are some links of Interest, I would like to thanks Will Carney and Charles Laird for their contributions

NEO Basics:
http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/neo/

NEO Search Programs:
http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/programs/

Near Earth Objects:
http://www.planetary..._earth_objects/

IAU Minor Planet Center:
http://www.cfa.harva...TheNEOPage.html

AL Asteroid Club Observing Guide:
http://www.astroleag...d/astrcobs.html

A Student project:
http://www.tass-surv...eo_parallax.pdf

International Comet Quarterly
http://www.cfa.harva...du/icq/icq.html

Asteroid Data Services
http://asteroid.lowell.edu/

NASA NEO Close Approaches
http://neo.jpl.nasa.gov/ca/

Toms Asteroid Flyby Page
http://hea-www.harva...stro/flybys.cgi

Space Weather
http://www.spaceweather.com/


Web sites with in IAU:

IAU Minor Planet & Comet Ephemeris
http://www.cfa.harva...PEph/MPEph.html

IAU CBAT
http://www.cfa.harva...u/iau/cbat.html

IAU Minor Planet page
http://www.cfa.harva...du/iau/mpc.html

Here is one I found to be helpful at britastro. It has a lot of good basic information.

http://britastro.org...of contents.htm

What Equipment:
http://www.cfa.harva...etry.html#equip

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 02:23 PM

Well done, Jim. A lot of interesting sites are in the list.

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Posted 08 November 2009 - 08:20 PM

Thanks, we are just skimming the surface, there are tons, of sites.

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 11:35 AM

Thanks for putting them all on one post. Looks good. I'll check for a few more, I know there's some I have forgot.

William

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Posted 10 November 2009 - 07:41 AM

Here are few other useful sites about NEO:

http://hohmanntransfer.com Traffic Report about Earth´s busy neighbourhood
http://earn.dlr.de/nea The Near-Earth Asteroids Data Base
http://newton.dm.uni...n/neodys/neoibo Near Earth Objets Dynamic Site
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/asteroidwatch Asteroid Watch - NASA´s web about NEO objects approaching Earth
http://www.hohmanntr...om/crt.htm#news Earth Impact Risk Table
http://cfa-www.harva...s/CloseApp.html Forthcoming NEO close approaches to Earth

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 06:07 PM

Bob Holmes is a very dedicated NEO observer. He started off as an amateur and is a currently working full-time on a NASA grant to provide asteroid and NEO observations. He built his own 24" and 32" instruments, and he produced more NEO follow-up observations than anyone else last year.

Bob's web site is here: http://ari.home.mchsi.com/index.htm

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Posted 16 November 2009 - 06:33 PM

We very much need and appreciate the efforts made by other sites including H55 to make follow up observations for us. Any time we spend making follow up obs takes us away from surveying "virgin" sky so follow up obs made by others aids in finding potential impactors. We acknowledge and thank all sites that provide follow up of our discoveries on our home page

http://www.lpl.arizona.edu/css

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Posted 24 February 2010 - 10:17 PM

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Posted 13 January 2014 - 02:25 PM

A copy paste added today due to sticky thread consolidation.
From Cloudy Nights member RockandIceHunter on 11/05/09 07:15 PM:

Hey all,

Mike Gilmer suggested I join the site. Not sure how much time I'll have to read and contribute, but discussions about NEOs are always good.

I'd suggest people seriously interested in NEOs, especially if you are interested in observing them, take a look at my Minor Planet Mailing List


I started it back in 1997 when I was an amateur just starting out observing asteroids and comets. Most of the professionals and amateurs actively involved in this field can be found there.

I don't mean to direct people there instead of here. Just pointing it out to anyone who isn't aware of it.

Richard

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Posted 04 August 2014 - 11:25 PM

thanks for the info 



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Posted 17 December 2015 - 07:31 PM

Once in awhile they will change the URL for asteroid files.  Some of them have changed.  As always go to the source for current one's.

I think these are current right now.  You can change Cartes Du Ciel to update current asteroid files.  I even added the urls that were not in CDC.

 

MPC addresses

PHA  http://www.minorplan.../MPCORB/PHA.txt

NEA  http://www.minorplan.../MPCORB/NEA.txt

Unusual  http://www.minorplan...ORB/Unusual.txt

TNO-Distant  http://www.minorplan...ORB/Distant.txt

NEA +15 days  http://www.minorplan...CORB/NEAp15.txt

Comet  http://www.minorplan...RB/CometEls.txt
http://www.minorplan...s/Soft00Cmt.txt

MPC ORB DAT (all asteroids)  http://www.minorplan...CORB/MPCORB.DAT

MPC (5000)  http://www.ap-i.net/...mpc/mpc5000.dat

Opposition http://www.minorplan...oft00Bright.txt




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