Travelers in the Night Eps. 513 & 514: Mtn. Ops. & Close Space Rocks

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Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. travelersinthenight.org

Today's 2 topics:

- My team, the Catalina Sky Survey, would not find a single asteroid without Steward Observatory's Mountain Lemmon Operations, or Mtn Ops for short.

- The closest passage by a non-impacting space rock was made by the tiny asteroid 2011 CQ1. It was discovered by my Catalina Sky Survey teammate Richard Kowalski, on February 4, 2011.

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