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ESO's new and intriguing telescope, the VTL in Chile, will surely deliver a number of latest ends up in optical astronomy for the future years. This workshop surveys a wide number of attainable observations and the wanted instrumentation. it's an exhilarating review of entrance examine in astronomy infrequently released prior to. The ebook covers the total gamut of optical-IR astronomy from the sun procedure, look for planets in close by stars, physics of Galactic stars and clusters, Galactic constitution, constitution of within reach galaxies, AGN and quasars, clusters of galaxies, to giant constitution and cosmology. moreover it summarizes the 2 panel discussions.

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2 days 20pp. 20pp. 42 [2) Eccentricity assumed [3) Announced in MPEC 1994-T02 on Oct. 5, 1994 One of the most important recent developments, though, is the discovery of no less than 14 transneptunian objects in just over two years, beginning with 1992 QB1 in August 1992, cf. Table 1 that represents the situation in early October 1994. They represent an entirely new population of objects in the solar system. It is, however, unfortunate that due to lack of astrometric observations only five of them have so far been observed at two oppositions and have therefore been "secured" j the others have only been observed over very short orbital arcs and are most probably "lost".

1993): Geophys. Res. P. and Xu, S. , Crovisier, J. (1994): submitted to Icarus. J. L. (1993): Mon. Not. Roy. Astron. Soc. , Rosenqvist, J. (1993): Astrophs. J. : Astron. Astrophys. M. (1993b): Astron. Astrophys. , Simons, D. (1992): in Proceedings of an ESA Workshop on "Solar Physics and Astrophysics at Interferometric Resolutions", Paris (France), February 1992, p. S. E. A. (1992): Ann. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. , Rigault, F. , Smette, A. (1991): Astron. Astrophys. 246, L77 Very Distant Objects in the Solar System Richard M.

More projects are mentioned in the review paper by C. de Bergh in this volume. For the transneptunian and Kuiper belt objects, the following main questions may now be addressed by means of dedicated surveys and observations of individual objects: Density/distance/orbits: It is of interest to learn the distribution of these objects with heliocentric distance and their orbits, as well as their dynamical history. Do their numbers increase outwards ? Is there a maximum at a certain distance? Are there "gaps" due to orbital resonances ?

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