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).

Monday, June 30, 2008

2008 MD1

New designation for La Cañada observatory, detected on two nights June the 27th and 28th.

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

2008 May 29th, A&A

Work on the Comet and Centaur 29P Schwassmann-Wachmann 1, by a team leaded by Josep Maria Trigo has been published in Astronomy and Astrophysics. Read the abstract and the CSIC release note.