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Approximate Chelyabinsk Orbit Diagrams

Many thanks to Peter Brown and David L. Clark of the University of Western Ontario for these animations that provide preliminary data of the Chelyabinsk object and its orbit. This work was done by David Clark, Western’s resident pre-impact ephemeris dynamicist.

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International Astronomical Union Report on NEOs

The International Astronomical Union reports to the United Nations Committee on Peaceful Uses of Outer Space. This statement was presented in Vienna at the 50th session of the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee and discusses the need to find and track asteroids. It references the B612 Sentinel Mission. You can download the paper here. (PDF)

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