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).

Friday, January 20, 2012

Amor NEO 2012 BB2

This NEO discovered by the LINEAR Survey has been confirmed from La Cañada, Ávila (among other obervatories) on observations conducted remotely from Madrid the night of 2012-January-19.

References : MPEC 2012-B20