• MPC Preparation (Info)

  • MPC Submission Information

    For those wishing to submit astrometric observations for publication in the Minor Planet Circulars information is available on the format of astrometric observations. Observations, formatted as described therein, should be sent to obs@cfa.harvard.edu. Submissions are also accepted via curl; instructions are here. Reports for new comets should also (following the redistribution of tasks at the 2015 IAU GA) be reported to the MPC. Note that visual reports of comet discoveries should be reported via this web from.

    Further technical information on Minor Planet Center submissions is available: