CBET 4636 on (1344) Caubeta

This is the official CBET text about the discovery of the binary nature of the asteroid (1344) Caubeta. (1344) CAUBETA B. Christmann, Soucieu-en-Jarrest, France; P. Pravec, K. Hornoch, H. Kucakova, and P. Kusnirak, Ondrejov Observatory. D. Pray, Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, MA, U.S.A.; V. Benishek, Belgrade Astronomical Observatory; R. Montaigut and A. Leroy, OPERA […]

6478 Gault

6478 Gault: the tailed asteroid

(6478) Gault is a main-belt asteroid discovered on May, 12 1988 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Mount Palomar. It was named after the astronomer Donald Gault. It is a small “rock” with a diameter of about 3.7-5 km. Its orbit has a perihelion at 1.86 AU and an aphelion at 2.75 […]

CBET 4436 on (23621) 1996 PA

(23621) 1996 PA D. Pray, Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, MA, U.S.A.; J. Oey, Blue Mountains Observatory, Leura, NSW, Australia; P. Pravec, H. Kucakova, and K. Hornoch, Ondrejov Observatory; V. Benishek, Belgrade Astronomical Observatory; and A. Marchini, R. Papini, and F. Salvaggio, Dipartimento di Scienze Fisiche, Della Terra e Dell’Ambiente, University of Siena, report that […]

CBET 4371 on 2825 Crosby

(2825) CROSBY  D. Pray, Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, MA, U.S.A.; P. Pravec, J. Vrastil, and K. Hornoch, Ondrejov Observatory; V. Benishek, Belgrade Astronomical Observatory; W. Cooney, Starry Night Observatory, Columbus, TX, U.S.A.; B. Flanagan and B. Pellerin, Madrona Peak Observatory, Medina, TX, U.S.A.; R. Montaigut and A. Leroy, OPERA Observatory, France; and A. Marchini, […]

20161110: CBET 4336 on (5112) Kusaji

L’asteroide 5112 Kusaji è un asteroide doppio. Il telegramma dell’Università di Harvard certifica la scoperta della natura doppia di questo asteroide avvenuta con altri osservatori internazionali. Impagabili, al solito, i miei fratelli di stelle, con cui mi vanto di lavorare ogni giorno, Alessandro Marchini e Riccardo Papini. (5112) KUSAJI V. Chiorny, Kharkiv Observatory; P. Pravec, Ondrejov […]