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, September 15, 2009

Comet C/2006 W3 Christensen

This is a composition of 12 images taken with the 0.40m RCT Telescope at J87 observatory, La Cañada, the observation has been conducted remotely from Madrid.
(c) Juan Lacruz 2009 Sept 15