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Accession 18-119

Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory

Website Records, 2017

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Title: Website Records
Dates: 2017
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Collection: Accession 18-119
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of the Minor Planet Center (MPC) website as it existed on January 10, 2017. The Minor Planet Center operates at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, under the auspices of Division F of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The Minor Planet Center is the single worldwide location for receipt and distribution of positional measurements of minor planets, comets, and outer irregular natural satellites of the major planets. The website provides information about services provided to observers and about available publications and software. It also includes technical information and other documentation. This accession does not include complete observational data. Materials are in electronic format.

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This accession consists of the Minor Planet Center (MPC) website as it existed on January 10, 2017. The Minor Planet Center operates at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, under the auspices of Division F of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). The Minor Planet Center is the single worldwide location for receipt and distribution of positional measurements of minor planets, comets, and outer irregular natural satellites of the major planets. The website provides information about services provided to observers and about available publications and software. It also includes technical information and other documentation. This accession does not include complete observational data. Materials are in electronic format.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-119, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Website Records

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Electronic Records

Minor Planet Center website, crawled January 10, 2017

Electronic Records