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 (03.02.2018)
281P / MOSS
C/2013 V5 (Oukaimeden)
C/2012 CH17 (MOSS)
P/2011 W2 (RINNER)
2017 YE5
2016 PM
2016 HX3
2013 YL2
2012 RM2
2011 VP12
Minor Planets
Designations found4543
Named objects0
Numbered objects0
Worldwide MPC Rank26
Link to Minor Planet Discovery Sites
13.02.2018 - 1000 asteroids rediscovered 
 The MOSS team has recovered more than 1000 asteroids during the periode 2011-2017. 
04.03.2017 - MOSS audio presentation ! 
 Dr Al Grauer, an astrophysicist of the Catalina Sky Survey have made a short web and audio presentation of our MOSS project. See here:
28.02.2017 - 1000 observing night ! 
 During the night February 5-6 2017 the MOSS team have made his 1000 observing night since October 2011. During this periode the MOSS team have sent more than 1 millions of astrometric measurements to the Minor Planet Center (Boston).  
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