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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).



Saturday, December 12, 2009

Virtual impactor 2009 XC2, Apollo NEO

New apollo NEO confirmed on 2009 Dec 12.
Flagged as virtual impactor in JPL Sentry
Urgent observation required.
Ref.- MPC circular