Observatorio de La Cañada

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Observatorio de La Cañada
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Organization private
Code J87
Location Ávila, Spain
Coordinates 40°36.235′N 4°29.589′W / 40.603917°N 4.493150°W / 40.603917; -4.493150Coordinates: 40°36.235′N 4°29.589′W / 40.603917°N 4.493150°W / 40.603917; -4.493150
Altitude 1400 m
Established 2002
Website www.lacanada.es

Observatorio de La Cañada (La Cañada Observatory), is an amateur facility in Ávila, Spain privately owned by Juan Lacruz, the main activity is to monitor NEOs (Near Earth Objects) other asteroids and comets.

The observatory joined the International Astronomical Union sending the first astrometric observations in the summer of 2002. The Minor Planet Center assigned the observatory code J87: La Cañada.

Instrumental :

Telescope RCT 0.40m + CCD


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