LCO Astronomy highlights
This blog maintained by Juan Lacruz.
La Cañada Observatory
, Avila, Spain.
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
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)
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Thursday, June 23, 2011
Centaur Echeclus = Periodic comet 174P Enhanced photometric activity
Early June outburst of 174P/Echeclus
Institute of Space Sciences (CSIC-IEEC)
23 Jun 2011; 14:05 UT
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An image of the centaur taken the night of June the 3th from La Cañada shows an extended comma with a morphology resembling that of centaur 29P after outbursts.
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