Asteroid Surveys

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The asteroid belt

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Some nice photographs including one of the asteroid Ida and its moon, Dactyl. One of these jpegs would make a great top photo for this Asteroid Survey portal if one could discover NASA's policy on using its public domain photographs.

New set of telescopes working together better than all previous combined for asteroid survery.

NASA's NEO tracking efforts and risk assessment. Nice links to photos available online.

ESA study results regarding estimated quantity of asteroids at large.

Spaceguard report from Sydney. Available in PDF as well.

Summary of NASA's current efforts to locate asteroids. Available in PDF as well.

NEAR Shoemaker's web site at John Hopkin's Applied Physics Laboratory. Photographs and data.

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