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, May 11, 2010

2010 HQ23, pre-discovery observations

2010 HQ23 has been linked to previous observations on April the 8th by G96 Mount Lemmon and D29 Purple Mountain Obsrvatory, XuYi Station, this extends to 30 days the observed arc and doesn't change the designation neither the discovery credit of the asteroid.