Moss-Observatory [Morocco Oukaimeden Sky Survey]
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Ouka Obs

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The Oukaïmeden Observatory (J43) is located
in the Atlas mountains (Morocco) at an elevation of 2750m

A remote 0.50m telescope is in operation since October 2011.
A team of international amateur astronomers are conducting a survey of
small solar system bodies in the course of the "Morocco Oukaïmeden Sky Survey" (MOSS).
Discoveries at J43 - MOSS (13.03.2016)
281P / MOSS
C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden)
C/2012 CH17 (MOSS)
P/2011 W2 (RINNER)
2013 YL2
2012 RM2
2011 VP12
Minor Planets
Designations found2360
Named objects0
Numbered objects0
Worldwide MPC Rank44
Link to Minor Planet Discovery Sites
18.07.2015 - Info about EWASS 2015 
 Benkhaldoun Zouhair, gives a Talk at EWASS 2015, held at TENERIFE from 23 to 27 Jun 2015 and gives somme updates from MOSS project See ppt presentation here  
18.01.2015 - First Oukaimeden asteroids numbered 
 On 2015 January 14 the Minor Planet Center has numbered the first asteroids discovered by MOSS team: (420478)2012 EQ1, (421365)2013 TE129 and (421400)2013 VD14. The last two of them are Jupiter Trojans. 
07.11.2014 - Michel Ory take about MOSS on the RCE in Paris 
 Find Michel Ory on a conference about the first results with MOSS Project on the "Rencontres du ciel et de l'espace 2014". The appointment is at 14h30, Sunday the 9th November 2014 on the room 2 at the Cite des sciences et de l'industrie in Paris. 
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