Summary
Collection ID:
Accession 18-119
Creators:
Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory
Dates:
2017
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
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.

Notes
SI Records

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 18-119, Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, Website Records

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Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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