A scientific publication by SGF and NEODyS

 

Dictionary

a b c d e f g h i j k l m
n o p q r s t u v w x y z

 

a

Aberration (spherical and chromatic)
Ablation
Aphelion (and perihelion)
Asteroid
Asteroid families
Asteroid types
Astrometry
Astronomical Unit (AU)
Atmospheric Distortions

c

CCD
Classification of asteroids
Comet
Conic
Crater
Cross section

d

Doppler effect

e

Escape velocity
Extinction (atmospheric distortions)

f


Follow-up
Fragmentation

h

Hirayama families

i

IEO
Infrared emission


k

Kinetic energy
Kirkwood gaps

l


Lens
Light
Lightcurve
Lyapounov time

m

Magnitude
Megaton (MT)
Mirror
Momentum

n

NEAs
NEOs

o

Observational techniques
Orbital elements

p

Palermo scale (Torino scale)
Perihelion (aphelion)
Photometry (observational techniques)
Photon
Planetesimal
Probability of impact

r

Radar
Radiometry (observational techniques)
Reddening (atmospheric distortions)
Reflection
Reflector telescopes
Refraction
Region of uncertainty
Resonance

s

Schmidt telescope
Schmidt Cassegrain telescope
Seeing (atmospheric distortions)
Spacecraft missions
Spectrum
Spectroscopy (observational techniques)
Sublimation

t

Target plane
Tektite
Telescope (refractor and reflector)
The Torino Scale
TNOs (trans neptunian objects)

v

Virtual asteroid
Virtual impactor

w

Wavelength

y

Yarkovski