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The NEO Page
Collected herein are local links dealing specifically with Near-Earth Objects (NEOs).
The NEO Confirmation Page
NEA candidate last added/updated (or page modified) on May 21.99 UT.
There are 12 NEA candidates in need of confirmation at the present time (May 21.99 UT).
Newly-discovered fast-moving objects in need of confirmation are listed here.
New objects should be reported via
See which parts of the sky have been searched recently and add your own coverage information.
Plots of the inner regions of the solar system
Plot of the inner region of the solar system
(out as far as just beyond the orbit of Jupiter)
Plot of the innermost region of the solar system
(out as far as just beyond the orbit of Mars)
Ephemerides and orbital elements for currently-observable NEOs
Dates of last observation of NEOs
that have not been seen recently. [Enhanced 2000 Nov. 27]
Complete list of
dates of last observation for unusual objects
. [Enhanced 2000 Dec. 26]
recovery opportunities for old one-opposition objects.
Lists of known NEOs
(including listing of the larger potentially-dangerous objects).
NEO orbit diagrams
Close approaches to the earth.
Forthcoming close approaches
Forthcoming PHA close approaches
Closest minor-planet approaches
Closest cometary approaches
Animation of the
inner part of the solar system
over a two-year period. Note: 5.1 MB, 961 x 961 pixels.
Breakdown of PHA and NEA discoveries by discovery teams/individuals
Other links are also provided, mainly to active observational programs:
Catalina Sky Survey
Siding Spring Survey
1.0-m NEO Follow-Up Program
(code 608 and 644).
DLR-Archenhold NEO Precovery Survey
(code 683). Also:
The NEO Program Office (NASA/JPL)
NEODys (Univ. Pisa)
The Italian headquarters of the