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Science: Astronomy: Solar_System: Small_Bodies: Asteroids

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Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers: Minor Planets Section
Photometry and shape modeling program, magnitude alert project, finder charts, visual observing of minor planets.

AstDys, Asteroids - Dynamic Site
Indexed, searchable database of asteroid data.

Asteroid Articles
Archive of articles posted at the Planetary Science Research Discoveries site at the University of Hawaii.

Asteroid Groups
Graphs and animations showing major asteroid groups and families.

Asteroid Models
Research in determining asteroid shapes through photometric data and multiple data sources. Reference documents, introduction, links.

Asteroid Observing Services from Lowell Observatory
Tools to help observers select targets and plan observations. Also, orbital elements, reference star catalog data and software, link to Lowell Observatory Near Earth Object Search (LONEOS).

Asteroid Radar Research
NASA JPL asteroid research using radar. Introduction, scientific activity, asteroid images.

Chart showing relative sizes, distance from the sun, inclination/eccentricity, shape, and color. Other charts showing position in the solar system. Summary data.

Common questions.

From the Uppsala Planetary System Group. Overview, research projects, discoveries.

Asteroids with Canadian Connections
A list of asteroids whose names are known to have a Canadian connection, usually because they are named after a Canadian.

Asteroids with Satellites
Lists of known or suspected asteroids with satellites. Also history, graphs, links.

Bill Bottke's Asteroid Research
Collisions, tidal disruption, dynamics, planetary impacts, crater chains and doublet craters.

Dan Durda's Research Interests
Airborne observations, Vulcanoids, various asteroid collision effects.

Eric Weisstein's World of Astronomy: Asteroids
Dynamical groups of asteroids, mathematical formulas, the Tunguska event.

European Asteroid Research Node
Association of European research groups active in asteroid research. Links to member sites and resources useful for asteroid research.

Exploring The Planets: Asteroids
Offers general scientific overview with history and images by the National Air and Space Museum.

Introduction to Asteroids
Covers history, asteroid composition, Earth collisions.

List of Double Minor Planets
Known or suspected asteroids with satellites.

Minor Planet Groups and Families
Listing and description of dynamical groups and physical families of asteroids.

Minor Planet Observer
Lightcurve collaboration, physical studies, software, Palmer Divide Observatory.

Minor Planets
Offers updated alphabetical list of minor planet names.

News on Hilda Asteroids
A review of current knowledge of this dynamical group. Overview, low eccentricity Hildas, the Schubart family, numbered Hildas of the Palomar-Leiden survey.

Nine Planets: Asteroids
Overview of current scientific knowledge of asteroids.

Physical studies of asteroids at Poznan Observatory
Light curves, database of asteroid spin vectors.

Serra Designs - Asteroid Model Series
Scientifically accurate scale models of asteroids.

Small Main-Belt Asteroid Spectroscopic Survey II
Data sets and references to scientific literature describing results.

Small World Atlas 2000
Cartography of irregularly shaped asteroids and satellites. Maps, images, related papers.

Solar System Exploration: Asteroids
Basic description, overview of asteroid science.

Suspected and known binary asteroids
List of suspected binary asteroids with bibliographic references.

Views of the Solar System: Asteroid Introduction
Background information, details on selected asteroids, image gallery.

Wikipedia: Asteroid
Encyclopedia article covers history, groups of asteroids, spectral types. Tables of largest and notable asteroids.

Windows to the Universe: Asteroids
Description, data on selected asteroids, images. More Moons Around Earth?
Article describing the asteroid Cruithne, and orbital motions at gravitational balance points in space that temporarily pull asteroids into Earth orbits. (October 29, 1999)


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