Asteroid Names and Discovery Circumstances

This data set includes names, designations, and discovery circumstances for the asteroids numbered as of April 20, 2008.

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PDS4 version urn:nasa:pds:compil.ast.names::1.0 Browse Download (1.9 Mb)
PDS3 version EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTNAMES-DISCOVERY-V12.0 Browse Download (2.0 Mb)

The PDS4 bundle was migrated from the PDS3 data set in March 2020. The data content is unchanged.

Use the following citation to reference this data set:

"Tholen, D.J., Ed., Asteroid Names and Discovery V12.0. EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTNAMES-DISCOVERY-V12.0. NASA Planetary Data System, 2008."

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