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The Minor Planet Observer
Palmer Divide Observatory

2007 Shoemaker Grant Recipient

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Asteroid Lightcurve Research at PDO

The primary work at the Palmer Divide Observatory is to determine the lightcurve parameters of as many asteroids as possible. Special concentration is giving to the Hungaria group, which are inner main belt asteroids with high albedo. This allows working, presumably, smaller asteroids and so extending the statistical sampling  to include a wider range ofheme-->


The PDO lightcurves are split into several groups to keep scrolling through the lists to a minimum.
The groups are by MPC-assigned number.

1 - 2,500 2,501 - 5,000 5,001 - 10,000 10,001 - 50,000 50,001 - unnumbered

Total Number of Composite Lightcurves: 1106

Total Number of Unique Objects: 897


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