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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).



Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Amor object 2011 MY2

An object posted on the NEOCP has been confirmed from various observatories including La Cañada.
Observations conducted remotely over the internet from Madrid with the 0.40m Ritchie-Chretien telescope at La Cañada observatory on the night of the Monday 2011-June-27 confirm this as an Amor object.
The discovery and confirmation followup observations available at the Electronic circular MPEC 2011-M48