Celestial mechanics

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 63–71 | Cite as

The Minor Planet Center

  • Brian G. Marsden


The history and current status of the Minor Planet Center are described, and thoughts are presented on future plans for the Center.


Future Plan Minor Planet 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian G. Marsden
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  1. 1.Harvard-Smithsonian Center for AstrophysicsCambridgeU.S.A.

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