The Oukaïmeden Observatory (IAU J43) is located in the Atlas mountains (Morocco)

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).


Feb 2024 : The MOSS team has exceeded the mark of one hundred asteroids discovered. Last one (the number 108) is (655697) 2015 PS148.

Jan 2023 : New NEOs of familly Apollo discovered by MOSS – 2022 YQ5 and 2022 YY6

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Société jurassienne d’astronomie

Oukaïmeden Observatory