53 relations: Amor asteroid, Anderson Mesa Station, Apache Point Observatory, Apollo asteroid, Bergisch Gladbach Observatory, Campo Imperatore Near-Earth Object Survey, Catalina Sky Survey, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, Claudine Rinner, Cordell–Lorenz Observatory, David J. Tholen, Desert Eagle Observatory, Goodricke-Pigott Observatory, Haleakalā, Hilda asteroid, John Broughton, Junk Bond Observatory, Jura Observatory, Kitt Peak National Observatory, Kleť Observatory, Lenka Kotková, Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research, List of asteroid-discovering observatories, List of Jupiter trojans (Greek camp), List of Jupiter trojans (Trojan camp), List of minor planet discoverers, List of observatory codes, Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search, Luciano Tesi, Marc William Buie, Mauna Kea Observatories, Mayhill, New Mexico, Michel Ory, Molėtai Astronomical Observatory, Mount Lemmon Survey, Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking, Nogales, Arizona, Ondřejov Observatory, Palomar Observatory, Paul G. Comba, Pistoia Mountains Astronomical Observatory, Prescott Observatory, Reedy Creek Observatory, Remote Astronomical Society Observatory of New Mexico, Roy A. Tucker, Sebastian F. Hönig, Siding Spring Observatory, Siding Spring Survey, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Socorro, New Mexico, ..., Spacewatch, William Kwong Yu Yeung, Wolf Bickel. Expand index (3 more) » « Shrink index
The Amor asteroids are a group of near-Earth asteroids named after the asteroid 1221 Amor.
Anderson Mesa Station is an astronomical observatory established in 1959 as a dark-sky observing site for Lowell Observatory.
The Apache Point Observatory (APO; obs. code: 705) is an astronomical observatory located in the Sacramento Mountains in Sunspot, New Mexico, United States, approximately south of Cloudcroft.
The Apollo asteroids are a group of near-Earth asteroids named after 1862 Apollo, discovered by German astronomer Karl Reinmuth in the 1930s.
The Bergisch Gladbach Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, at.
The CINEOS program (Campo Imperatore Near-Earth Object Survey), started in 2001, is dedicated to the discovery and follow-up of near-Earth objects (NEOs), namely asteroids and comets which periodically approach or intersect the Earth's orbit.
Catalina Sky Survey (CSS; obs. code: 703) is an astronomical survey to discover comets and asteroids.
The Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) is an astronomical observatory located on Cerro Tololo in the Coquimbo Region of northern Chile, with additional facilities located on Cerro Pachón about to the southeast.
Claudine Rinner (born 1965) is a French amateur astronomer at Ottmarsheim Observatory (obs. code: 224) and a discoverer of minor planets, who received the Edgar Wilson Award for discovering three comets.
Cordell–Lorenz Observatory (IAU code 850) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Sewanee:The University of the South.
David James Tholen (born 1955) is an American astronomer at the Institute for Astronomy of the University of Hawaii.
Desert Eagle Observatory (code: 333) is a private amateur astronomical observatory, situated near Benson, Arizona, United States.
The Goodricke-Pigott Observatory is a private astronomical observatory in Tucson, Arizona.
Haleakalā (Hawaiian), or the East Maui Volcano, is a massive shield volcano that forms more than 75% of the Hawaiian Island of Maui.
The Hilda asteroids (adj. Hildian) are a dynamical group of asteroids in a 3:2 orbital resonance with Jupiter.
John Broughton (born 1952) is an Australian amateur astronomer and artist.
The Junk Bond Observatory (JBO; code: 701) is located in the Sonoran Desert at Sierra Vista, Arizona, United States.
The Jura Observatory (Observatoire astronomique jurassien) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by the Jura Astronomy Society (Société Jurassienne d'Astronomie; SJA).
The Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) is a United States astronomical observatory located on Kitt Peak of the Quinlan Mountains in the Arizona-Sonoran Desert on the Tohono O'odham Nation, west-southwest of Tucson, Arizona.
Kleť Observatory (Hvězdárna Kleť; obs. code: 046) is an astronomical observatory in the Czech Republic.
Lenka Kotková (née Šarounová; born 26 July 1973) is a Czech astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets.
The Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research (LINEAR) project is a collaboration of the United States Air Force, NASA, and the MIT's Lincoln Laboratory for the systematic detection and tracking of near-Earth objects.
The list of asteroid-discovering observatories contains a section for each observatory which has discovered one or more asteroids, along with a list of those asteroids.
This is a list of Jupiter trojans that lie in the Greek camp, an elongated, curved region around the leading Lagrangian point, 60° ahead of Jupiter's orbit.
This is a list of Jupiter trojans that lie in the Trojan camp, an elongated, curved region around the trailing Lagrangian point 60° behind Jupiter.
This is a list of all astronomers who are credited by the Minor Planet Center (MPC) with the discovery of one or several minor planets.
This is a list of observatory codes, or IAU codes, with their corresponding astronomical observatories.
Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search (LONEOS) was a project designed to discover asteroids and comets that orbit near the Earth.
Luciano Tesi (born 10 December 1931) is an Italian veterinarian, amateur astronomer, discoverer of a large number of minor planets, and director of the San Marcello Pistoiese Observatory.
Marc William Buie (born 1958) is an American astronomer and prolific discoverer of minor planets, who used to be at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, and also the Sentinel Space Telescope Mission Scientist for the B612 Foundation, which is dedicated to protecting Earth from asteroid impact events.
The Mauna Kea Observatories (MKO) are a number of independent astronomical research facilities and large telescope observatories that are located at the summit of Mauna Kea on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, United States.
Mayhill is a small unincorporated community in Otero County, New Mexico, United States.
Michel Ory (born 18 April 1966) is a Swiss amateur astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets and comets, who was one of five winners of the 2009 Edgar Wilson Award for his discovery of 304P/Ory (P/2008 Q2 Ory), a periodic comet of the Jupiter family on 27 August 2008, using a 24-inch f/3.9 reflector at the Jura Observatory in Switzerland.
The Molėtai Astronomical Observatory (MAO; Molėtų astronomijos observatorija in Lithuanian) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Vilnius University Institute of Theoretical Physics and Astronomy.
Mount Lemmon Survey (MLS) is a part of the Catalina Sky Survey with observatory code G96.
Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT) was a program run by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, surveying the sky for near-Earth objects.
Nogales is a city in Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
The Ondřejov Observatory (Observatoř Ondřejov) is the principal observatory of the Astronomical Institute (Astronomický ústav) of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
Palomar Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in San Diego County, California, United States, southeast of Los Angeles, California, in the Palomar Mountain Range.
Paul G. Comba (1926 - April 5, 2017) was an Italian-American computer scientist, an amateur astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets.
The Pistoia Mountains Astronomical Observatory (Osservatorio Astronomico della Montagna Pistoiese; obs. code: 104), also known as the San Marcello Observatory and the Pian dei Termini Observatory (Osservatorio di Pian dei Termini), is an astronomical observatory in San Marcello Pistoiese, Tuscany, central Italy.
Prescott Observatory (obs. code: 684) was built by American amateur astronomer Paul G. Comba and is now owned and operated by Matt Francis.
Reedy Creek Observatory (obs. code: 428) is an astronomical observatory the location for observations of near-Earth objects by John Broughton, an Australian amateur astronomer.
The Remote Astronomical Society (RAS) Observatory, Mayhill, also known as iTelescope Observatory is one of the iTelescope.Net remotely controlled observatories.
Roy A. Tucker (born 1951 in Jackson, Mississippi) is an American astronomer best known for the co-discovery of near-Earth asteroid 99942 Apophis (formerly known as) along with David J. Tholen and Fabrizio Bernardi of the University of Hawaii.
Sebastian Florian Hönig (born 1978) is a German astronomer, discoverer of minor planets and comets, and DFG fellow in the astrophysics group of the University of California, Santa Barbara Physics Department from Eislingen/Fils, Germany.
Siding Spring Observatory near Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia, part of the Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics (RSAA) at the Australian National University (ANU), incorporates the Anglo-Australian Telescope along with a collection of other telescopes owned by the Australian National University, the University of New South Wales, and other institutions.
The Siding Spring Survey (SSS) was a near-Earth object search program that used the 0.5 metres Uppsala Southern Schmidt Telescope at Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia.
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey or SDSS is a major multi-spectral imaging and spectroscopic redshift survey using a dedicated 2.5-m wide-angle optical telescope at Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico, United States.
Socorro is a city in Socorro County in the U.S. state of New Mexico.
The Spacewatch project is an astronomical survey that specializes in the study of minor planets, including various types of asteroids and comets at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, in the United States.
William Kwong Yu Yeung (born 1960; also known simply as Bill Yeung) is a Hong Kong-born, Canadian amateur astronomer with telescopes based in the United States.
Wolf Bickel (born 6 July 1942, Bensberg) is a German amateur astronomer and a prolific discoverer of asteroids, observing at his private Bergisch Gladbach Observatory, Germany.