What's New? (Updated 2017-06-11)


The following pages are revised daily, if the MPC has updated their NEAm00.txt file:

  • NEO (Near-Earth Object) Daily Ephemerides
  • Upcoming Close Approaches (< 0.1 A.U.) of NEOs to the Inner Planets

    The following pages are revised whenever there is an update for my discoveries:

  • Elements, Oppositions (2016-2018), and Daily Ephemerides
  • Discoveries from ITelescope Observatory, Mayhill

    The following pages have been created or updated recently:

  • 2017-06-11 DISCSTATUS report from the MPC (my discoveries are bolded) (Updated 2017-06-11)
  • Citations for my named minor planets (Updated 2017-04-11)
  • 2017 Grazing Occultation predictions for Calgary (Updated 2017-01-13)
  • 2017 Lunar Occultations for Calgary (Updated 2017-01-13)
  • 2017 Local Circumstances for appulses of minor planets with stars visible from Calgary (Updated 2017-01-13)
  • 2017 Local Times Of Rise And Set from Calgary (Updated 2017-01-13)
  • Contributions cited in the literature (Updated 2016-12-01)
  • Odds and Ends (Added 2016-10-04)
  • MOID (Minimum Orbit Intersection Distance) for all NEOs (Near Earth Objects) for Mercury to Jupiter (Updated Daily)
  • Discovery Oppositions (Updated 2016-09-13)
  • Close Mutual Angular Approaches (<5") of Centaurs and TNOs 1900-2100 (Added 2016-09-12)
  • Close Mutual Spatial Approaches (<0.01 AU) of my Minor Planets 1900-2100 (Updated 2016-09-12)
  • Close Mutual Angular Approaches (<5") of my Minor Planets 1900-2100 (Updated 2016-09-12)
  • Close Approaches (<0.30 AU) of my Minor Planets to Mars 1900-2100 (Updated 2016-09-11)
  • Some Interesting Statistics about my Minor Planets (Updated 2016-09-11)
  • Extremely Close Mutual Approaches (<0.00050 A.U.) of NEOs up to 2100 (Updated 2016-09-08)
  • Recent and Upcoming Close Approaches (<0.0050 A.U.) of NEOs to the Moon (Added 2016-09-08)
  • Close Approaches (< 0.20 A.U.) of Centaurs and TNOs 1800-2200 (Updated 2016-09-02)
  • Very Close Approaches (< 0.010 A.U.) of PHAs to the Inner Planets 1800-2200 (Updated 2015-12-27)
  • 2016 Grazing Occultation predictions for Calgary (Updated 2015-12-07)
  • 2016 Lunar Occultations for Calgary (Updated 2015-12-07)
  • 2016 Local Circumstances for appulses of minor planets with stars visible from Calgary (Updated 2015-12-07)
  • The Story of (198717) Szymczyk, by the Discoverer Andrew Lowe
  • 2015 Grazing Occultation predictions for Calgary (Updated 2014-05-11)
  • 2015 Lunar Occultations for Calgary (Updated 2014-05-11)
  • 2015 Local Circumstances for appulses of minor planets with stars visible from Calgary (Updated 2014-05-11)
  • Other observers' Discoveries from RAS Observatory, Mayhill (Updated 2012-11-04)
  • Precoveries of trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs) (Updated 2010-04-20)
  • 2008 AP129 Precovery Images (Added 2009-10-28)
  • Follow my latest updates on Twitter (Added 2009-10-11)
  • 2007 RW10 Precovery Images (Added 2009-08-12)
  • Upcoming Close Approaches (< 0.10 A.U.) of NEOs to the Inner Planets (Added 2008-10-28)
  • Precovery Images of (152563) 1992 BF from 1953, which led to the discovery of a Yarkovsky effect (Added 2008-01-20)
  • 2007 XH16 -- A Bright Fast-Moving Earth-Approacher (Added 2007-12-24)
  • Animations and Precoveries (Updated 2007-12-24)
  • Cumulative numbered, multi-opposition, and one-opposition discoveries (Added 2007-12-04)
  • NEO (Near-Earth Object) Daily Ephemerides (Added 2007-11-22)
  • (162004) 1991 VE -- An Independent Discovery (Added 2007-11-15)
  • 2007's Outburst of 17P/Holmes (Added 2007-11-09)
  • 2007's Close Approach of (2340) Hathor (Added 2007-11-09)
  • In The News -- On-line and scanned articles about my asteroid work (Updated 2006-04-15)
  • Today's lunar phase added to the home page, courtesy of the U.S. Naval Observatory (Added 2006-02-03)
  • (4091) Lowe (Updated 2005-11-16)
  • 2005-10-29 occultation of TYC 0744-01205-1 by (628) Christine (Added 2005-11-09)
  • Website counter added to the bottom of my home page (Added 2005-06-22)
  • Personal Experience -- My First Month with Rent-A-Scope (Added 2005-03-26)
  • 1982-11-14 occultation of BD +24 522 by (690) Wratislavia (Updated 2005-03-25)
  • 2002-12-24 occultation of SAO 97327 by (334) Chicago (Updated 2005-03-25)
  • 2003-10-14 occultation of TYC 51892121 by (85) Io (Updated 2005-03-25)