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Education and research opportunities for mining the data of the Bisei Spaceguard Center
Author(s): Syuzo Isobe; Richard J. Williams
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Paper Abstract

The Bisei Spaceguard Center is an observatory complex located in Bisei Town Japan that comprises a 0.5-meter and a 1.0-meter very wide field automated telescope system. It is a joint project of the Japan Space Forum and the Japan Spaceguard Association. The mission of the Bisei Spaceguard Center is to detect Near Earth Objects (NEOs) and to do follow up observations to help determine the orbits of the newly detected and currently known NEOs.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 2000
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 4010, Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return II, (25 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.392491
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Syuzo Isobe, National Astronomical Observatory of Japan and Japan Spaceguard Association (Japan)
Richard J. Williams, Torus Technologies, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4010:
Observatory Operations to Optimize Scientific Return II
Peter J. Quinn, Editor(s)

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