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 (02.05.2016)
281P / MOSS
C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden)
C/2012 CH17 (MOSS)
P/2011 W2 (RINNER)
2016 HX3
2013 YL2
2012 RM2
2011 VP12
Minor Planets
Designations found2805
Named objects0
Numbered objects0
Worldwide MPC Rank42
Link to Minor Planet Discovery Sites
30.04.2016 - One more new NEO discovered 
 The fourth NEO - indentified as 2016 HX3 - has been discovered by MOSS team. This new object have the following orbits elements: a=1.49 / e=0.18 / i=5.5 / H=21.2. 
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. 
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