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Friday, August 3, 2018

The Catalina Sky Survey is seeking qualified applicants for a new observer position. More information.

Impact trajectory of 2018 LA (JPL)

Monday, June 4, 2018

For only the third time in history a near-Earth asteroid was discovered before impacting Earth. Remarkably, all three objects have been discovered by one observer at the Catalina Sky Survey.

Sunday, February 25, 2018

The Catalina Sky Survey has been a leader in NEO surveying and discovery for two decades, and recent upgrades to hardware, software and survey strategies have pushed discoveries to all-time records.

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Catalina Sky Survey observer's succesfully acquired images of SpaceX's Falcon Heavy fast receeding payload: a Tesla Roadster. Enjoy the full story on UA News. (Above Image: SpaceX)

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Two new asteroids discovered by the Catalina Sky Survey had cosmically close flybys, passing between the Earth and moon.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Telescope and surveying advances at the Catlaina Sky Survey have dramatically increased Near-Earth object (NEO) discoveries.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

An already unusual solar system object has just become even more curious


Monday, July 10, 2017

The object known to astronomers as (457175) 2008 GO98, once thought to be a Hilda-type asteroid is now showing signs of cometary activity.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

June 30th, Asteroid Day provides Catalina Sky Survey experts a world-wide stage to explain the science of discovering near-Earth asteroids.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Spectacular Comet Johnson becomes a binocular object in May 2017!