BATTeRS

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This article is about the Japanese asteroid survey. For other uses, see Batter (disambiguation).

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).

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