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Problems of asteroid–comet hazard


The most relevant tasks associated with the problem of asteroid–comet hazard are discussed. A review is given of the respective research at the Institute of Applied Astronomy. The institute is currently implementing a project to create an information center whose tasks include the collection and processing of optical and radar observations of small solar system bodies, determination of their orbits, and assessment of the impact hazard of the newly discovered small bodies with respect to the earth, moon, and the other major planets and their satellites.

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Original Russian Text © Yu.D. Medvedev, Yu.S. Bondarenko, D.E. Vavilov, V.A. Shor, 2016, published in Kinematika i Fizika Nebesnykh Tel, 2016, Vol. 32, No. 5, pp. 18–24.

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Medvedev, Y.D., Bondarenko, Y.S., Vavilov, D.E. et al. Problems of asteroid–comet hazard. Kinemat. Phys. Celest. Bodies 32, 223–226 (2016).

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