MPC Documentation

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


MPC's replicated postgreSQL tables

ADES related documentation

Useful lists


Artificial Satellites

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Orbit and Object Type

Below are links to how the MPC categorize orbit and object types.

Different designations that the MPC can assign to minor planets, comets, and natural satellites

Minor Planets