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A NEO Search-, Follow-up and Physical-Observation Programme

Maury, A.(1) and Savalle, R.(1) and Hahn, G. and Mottola, S. and Erikson, A. and Neukum, G. (1994) A NEO Search-, Follow-up and Physical-Observation Programme. "Small Bodies in the Solar System and their Interactions with the Planets", 8.-12.8.94, Mariehamn, Finland.

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Abstract

Our groups are involved in establishing a search programme for asteoids and comets in near-Earth space, using existing European (Schmidt) telescopes. The whole project shall be seen as a part of a global network of NEO search stations in close corporation with ongoing and future programmes worldwide. In this framework, a modular, multi-CCD camera system is being developed at the Observatoire de la Cote d'Azur, Caussols, France. First observations performed to test the computer software for the semi-automated object identification to determine astrometric positions. We are also developing the capability to perform astrometric follow-up and physical observations of newly discovered objects. By using the 60 cm Bochum telescope at ESO in combination with the DLR CCD camera, we can obtain photometric lightcurve data (down to magnitude V&#6117) during up to five observing campaigns per year. These observations allow the determination of rotational parameters of the asteroid, and can also be used to obtain accurate astrometric positions for orbital improvement. Results from the first observing campaigns will be presented.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/35124/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Additional Information: LIDO-Berichtsjahr=1994,
Title:A NEO Search-, Follow-up and Physical-Observation Programme
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthors ORCID iD
Maury, A.(1)UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Savalle, R.(1)UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Hahn, G.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Mottola, S.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Erikson, A.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Neukum, G.UNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
Date:1994
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Event Title:"Small Bodies in the Solar System and their Interactions with the Planets", 8.-12.8.94, Mariehamn, Finland
HGF - Research field:UNSPECIFIED
HGF - Program:other
HGF - Program Themes:other
DLR - Research area:UNSPECIFIED
DLR - Program:no assignment
DLR - Research theme (Project):UNSPECIFIED
Location: Berlin-Adlershof
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Planetary Research > Institut für Planetenerkundung
Deposited By: DLR-Beauftragter, elib
Deposited On:02 Apr 2006
Last Modified:27 Apr 2009 09:46

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