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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).

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Next MPC batch numberings

The MPC has flagged three asteroids discovered from La Cañada for numbering in the next full Moon batch, these three will raise the total number of La Cañada numbered discoveries to 23.

2007 VL2
2007 VM2
2007 RQ39