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The Minor Planet Bulletin

The Minor Planet Bulletin is a quarterly peer-reviewed open-access scientific journal. Its focus is on theoretical, observational, and historical information regarding the study of minor planets. The journal mainly targets amateur research, but it includes professional research as well. It has been published by the Minor Planets section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers since 1973[1] and the editor-in-chief is Richard P. Binzel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).

The Minor Planet Bulletin  
DisciplineAstronomy
LanguageEnglish
Edited byRichard P. Binzel
Publication details
Publication history
1973–present
Publisher
FrequencyQuarterly
Yes
Standard abbreviations
Minor Planet Bull.
Indexing
ISSN1052-8091
OCLC no.643727637
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OperationsEdit

All editorial, production, and distribution tasks are performed on a volunteer basis, many by amateur astronomers.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hodgson, R. G. (2013). "The Early Years of the Minor Planet Bulletin". The Minor Planet Bulletin. 40 (1): 1–4. Bibcode:2013MPBu...40....1H.
  2. ^ Buchheim, R. (2007). The Sky Is Your Laboratory: Advanced Astronomy Projects for Amateurs. Springer/Praxis Publishing. p. 137. ISBN 978-0387718224.

Further readingEdit

  • Pilcher, F.; Binzel, R. (1993). "Happy 20th Anniversary, Minor Planets Section!". The Minor Planet Bulletin. 20 (1): 1. Bibcode:1993MPBu...20Q...1P.
  • Binzel, R. P. (2013). "Editorial: The Minor Planet Bulletin at 40". The Minor Planet Bulletin. 40 (1): 1. Bibcode:2013MPBu...40....1B.
  • Hodgson, R. G. (2013). "The Early Years of the Minor Planet Bulletin". The Minor Planet Bulletin. 40 (1): 1–4. Bibcode:2013MPBu...40....1H.

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