Although feedback has indicated that observers would find such a reference useful, people have not submitted reports, partly because of time constraints. This page is now effectively ``inactive'' until new interest is generated, and perhaps the format is made easier for submission.
However, this page is retained as an example of its past use.
The objects are listed in order of their designations, and details of the failed recovery attempts are given as a guide to observers for additional attempts. For example, if from the list below it seems likely that a given observation went faint enough that it should have seen the object, then an observer may want to try new observations ahead or behind the nominal track. (Of course, there is the possibility that the quoted limiting magnitudes are incorrect, or that the object was in the field but obscured by a star or galaxy, or the quoted coordinates are incorrect, etc.; so providing accurate information is essential.)
A simple template is available to report the information.
Additional information about current uncertainties of orbits can be obtained from Marc Buie's KBO Followup page, including this list of
Notes on table:
|Object||Date of Observation||Position of Field||FOV [arcmin]||Limiting Magnitude||Observer||Notes|
|1995 GA7||2000 March 29-30||modified ephemeris||10x10||24.0||Parker||details|
|1997 CW29||1999 Dec 28-29||centered||10x10||23.1||Parker||details|
|1998 WZ24||1999 Dec 29-31||centered||10x10||23.0||Parker||details|
|1998 WZ24||2000 Jan 1-5||centered||9.4x9.4||23.3||Allen||.|
|1999 CP133||2000 Jan 1-5||centered||9.4x9.4||23.3||Allen||.|
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