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Volume 27, Issue 1

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20 Years of Near-Earth Astronomy. Research Into Small Bodies of the Solar System and Space Debris. How Did it all Begin

Lidiya Rykhlova
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  • Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119017, Pyatnitskaya str., 48, Moscow, Russia
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/ Elena Bakanas
  • Joint Stock Company Russian Space Systems, 111250, Aviamotornaya str., 53, Moscow, Russia
  • Institute of Astronomy, Russian Academy of Sciences, 119017, Pyatnitskaya str., 48, Moscow, Russia
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Published Online: 2018-10-23 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/astro-2018-0036

Abstract

In this paper we retrace the course of near-Earth astronomy from its beginnings.We emphasize the problem of space debris, which has arisen somewhat unexpectedly, and only keeps on growing and growing.We also cast a glance over the conferences, held by our Institute biennially.

Keywords: near-Earth objects; space debris; satellites; observations

References

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  • The problem of space pollution (Space Debris), 1993, Kosmosinform, 150 (in Russian).Google Scholar

  • Collisions in the Near-Earth space (Space Debris), 1995, Kosmosinform, 322 (in Russian).Google Scholar

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2011, Orbital Debris Quarterly News, 15(3), 1-10.Google Scholar

  • Near-Earth astronomy (Space Debris) 1998, Kosmosinform, 277 (in Russian).Google Scholar

About the article

Received: 2017-11-16

Accepted: 2018-01-25

Published Online: 2018-10-23

Published in Print: 2018-10-01


Citation Information: Open Astronomy, Volume 27, Issue 1, Pages 314–317, ISSN (Online) 2543-6376, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/astro-2018-0036.

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© by Lidiya Rykhlova and Elena Bakanas, published by De Gruyter. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License. BY-NC-ND 4.0

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