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La Cañada Observatory, is an initiative by Juan Lacruz, the observatory started astrometric operations in the summer of 2002, it is registered as station J87 in the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union.

The Observatory also participates in the studies on minor bodies promoted by the Group on Meteorites, Minor Bodies, and Planetary Sciences of the Institute of Space Sciences (CSIC-IEEC).



Thursday, March 19, 2009

Comet 29P

Remains stationary in activity at mag 15.7R displaying a broad coma and condensed nucleus.

El 29P permanece sin cambios de actividad en mag 15.7R mostrando una amplia coma con núcleo condensado.


Stack of 6x 2 min CCD images (c) Juan Lacruz 2009 Mar 18 La Cañada.
0.40m Ritchey Chretien F10 + STL1001E CCD.