The ADAS inner solar system project

Martin Hoffmann, Giuliano Pignata, Cesare Barbieri, Ivano Bertini, Massimo Calvani, Riccardo Claudi, Gerhard Hahn, Sara Magrin, Stefano Mottola, Gerhard Neukum

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ADAS, the Asiago-DLR Asteroid Survey, is a joint program between the Department of Astronomy and Astronomical Observatory of Padova and the DLR Berlin, dedicated to the search of asteroids. The observations are made with a 67/92 cm Schmidt Telescope on Cima Ekar, near Asiago, in northern Italy. A 2K×2K CCD camera provided by the DLR is in use, mostly in Time Delay Integration mode. The camera has a field of 0.67 square degrees and can reach a limiting magnitude V ∼ 21.0 in 3 minutes of exposure time. Specific search programs, in particular for objects permanently inside the orbit of the Earth (IEOs), have been started. A simulation of the performance of the IEO survey based on the model population from Bottke et al. shows that the discovery of a one-digit number of IEOs may be possible with the layout and equipment of the ADAS survey within a couple of years of operation.

Idioma originalInglés
Páginas (desde-hasta)797-800
Número de páginas4
PublicaciónEuropean Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP
EstadoPublicada - jul. 2002

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  • Ingeniería aeroespacial


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