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BATTeRS

BATTeRS

[bat-er]
BATTeRS (バッターズ) stands for Bisei Asteroid Tracking Telescope for Rapid Survey. It is a Japanese project to find asteroids.

It is associated with the Japanese Spaceguard Association. Members include Takeshi Urata.

The project has discovered numerous asteroids. It has also discovered the comet C/2001 W2 (BATTERS), later reclassified as periodic (P/2001 W2, or P/BATTERS, P/BATTeRS).

External links

  • http://www.spaceguard.or.jp/ja/topics/batters.html

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