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BULLETIN OF THE MINOR PLANETS SECTION OF THE ASSOCIATION OF LUNAR AND PLANETARY OBSERVERS


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The Minor Planet Bulletin is the journal for almost all amateurs and even some professionals for publishing asteroid photometry results, including lightcurves, H-G parameters, color indexes, and shape/spin axis models. It is considered to be a refereed journal by the SAO/NASA ADS. All MPB papers are indexed in the ADS.

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Authors Guide and Word Templates   (v.2.9: updated 2019 November 14)
The ZIP file contains the Authors Guide PDF as well as a "starter" paper in Word 97 (DOT) and Word 2007+ (DOTX).
Please read this updated guide since there are a number of changes from previous guides.
  • The Pts column is no longer required and has been removed from the template for the standard table
    to allow more room for the other columns.
  • The phase column should have only two values: for the first and last date in the range.
    If the phase reaches an extrema between those dates, put an asterisk before the first value. For example,
       *7.2,13.7.
  • Use semicolons to separate names in the references section. For example:
       Smith, J.J.; Jones, A.A. (2019).
    This also applies if using several references to the same author in the text. For example:
    "This asteroid was observed at three previous apparitions (Jones, 2015; 2017; 2018)..."

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Volume 49 (2022)
    
    
    
    

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Rotational Period Determination For Asteroids 5237 Yoshikawa
Pages 241-242
Mannucci, Massimiliano; Montigiani, Nico

Lightcurve Photometry of Asteroid 8693 Matsuki
Pages 242-243
Sani, Idris Abubakar; Nowinski, Matthew C.; Umahi, A. E.; Okike O.; Oyibo M, Umeh C. N.; Okolo O. E.; Bonaventure Okere

Asteroid 471109 Vladobahyl (2010 CO12): Observations of the Lightcurve
Pages 244
Bahyl, Vladimir; Volny, Jaromir

Lightcurve Analysis of Asteroid 2999 Dante
Pages 245-246
Odden, Caroline; Cahill, Claire; Clarke, Nishani; Clemmons, Isabella; Gerakaris, Ethan; Huang, Yihao; Javier, Fred; Jeong, Davin; Kristiansen, Stewart; Lee, Lauren; Lin, Jeremy; McCormack, Mason; Murtha, Emily Mae; Quran, Marah; Tucci, Lexiana; Yarynich, Olha; Zhang, Ki; Kemp, Jonathan

Lightcurve Analysis of Asteroid 5889 Mickiewicz
Pages 246-247
Odden, Caroline; Cahill, Claire; Darling, Victoria; Du, Anna; von Eckartsberg, Nicholas; Gerakaris, Ethan; He, Jessica; Jin, Yifei; Lin, Jeremy; McCormack, Mason; Reagan, Brooklyn; Shen Xinkai

Lightcurve Analysis and Rotation Period Determination of Asteroid 1466 Mundleria
Pages 248
Hayes-Gehrke, Melissa; Ibe-Ekeocha, Tochukwu; Ganeshan, Aravind; Jupiter, Jaelah; Leeson, Ryan; Ondrusek, Catherine; Owusu, Nana; Patel, Dhvani; Rajpara, Jay; Redett, Carly; Rodriguez-Velez, Gabriela; Sheth, Roma; Vo, Anthony; Mifsud, Martin; Galdies, Charles; Marchini, Alessandro; Papini, Riccardo

Rotation Period Determination and Lightcurve Analysis of Asteroid 3736 Rokoske
Pages 249
Hayes-Gehrke, Melissa; Bragger, Colin; Dang, Jason; Houston, Jennifer; Mackay, Asia; Mansoor, Khunoot; Lienemann, Ryan; O’Ferrall, Steven; Smelson, Alexander; Epstein, Aaron; Patel, Jeet; Gallagher, Nathan; Miles, Shamira; Galdies, Charles; Marchini, Alessandro; Papini, Riccardo

A Reexamination of the Rotation Period of 1541 Estonia
Pages 250-251
Pilcher, Frederick; Dose, Eric V.

Rotation Period Determination for Asteroid 3616 Glazunov
Pages 252
Marchini, Alessandro; Papini, Riccardo

Lightcurve for Koronis Family Member (1363) Herberta
Pages 253
Wilkin, Francis P.; Bromberg, Jayson; AlMassri, Zuhair; Beauchaine, Louis; Nguyen, Minh

The Rotation Period and Variability Amplitude of 1664 Felix
Pages 254
Bentz, Misty C.; Birch, Megan; Chapman, Zo; Chaturmutha, Varun; Hossain, Sakib; Jones, Jarvious; Koutroulakis, Anthony; Lewis, Vanders; Li, Ningxin; Wohlbach, Luke

Broad-band Photometric Monitoring of 1226 Golia and 6349 Acapulco
Pages 255-256
Bentz, Misty C.; Duffee, Michael; Erfani, Dorsa; Falcone, Julia; Galligan, Emma; Holden, Nathan; Johns, Dan; Jones, Jarvious; Kar, Aman; Konow, Fallon P.; Orr, Lynn; Parkhill, Ryan; Polack, Garrett; Tutterow, Jacob

V-Band Photometric Monitoring of 782 Montefore
Pages 257-258
Bentz, Misty C.; Baker, Kristin; Coumarbatch, KhaDeem; Davis, Nicholas; Flores, Becky E.; Lincoln, Elizabeth; Millard, Gillian; Powell, Christopher; Tarrant, Patrick; Thrasher, Anderson

Rotational Period of Small NEA 2022 KK5
Pages 258-259
Sonka, Adrian Bruno; Nedelcu, Alin; Birlan, Mirel

(29606) 1998 QN94: A Binary Asteroid in a Self-synchronous Orbit
Pages 260-261
Stephens, Robert D.; Coley, Daniel, R.; Warner, Brian D.

On Confirmed and Suspected Binary Asteroids Observed at the Center for Solar System Studies: 2022 March-June
Pages 262-267
Warner, Brian D.; Stephens, Robert D.; Coley, Daniel R.

Lightcurves for Three Koronis Family Asteroids from the Union College Observatory
Pages 267-268
Wilkin, F.P.; AlMassri, Z.; Bowles, P.; Pargiello, M.; Sindoni, J.

Lightcurve Analysis of Hilda Asteroids at the Center for Solar System Studies: 2022 March-May
Pages 269-271
Warner, Brian D.; Stephens, Robert D.

Photometry and Lightcurve Analysis of Four Mars-crossing Asteroids
Pages 272-273
Michimani, Jonatan; Lazzaro, Daniela; Rondón, Eduardo; Monteiro, Filipe; Arcoverde, Plícida; Evangelista-Santana, Marçal; Pereira, Weslley; Mesquita, Wesley; Souza, Roberto; Rodrigues, Teresinha

Near-Earth Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Center for Solar System Studies: 2022 March-June
Pages 274-279
Warner, Brian D.; Stephens, Robert D.

Lightcurve Analysis of Seven Near-Earth Asteroids
Pages 280-286
Birtwhistle, Peter

Lightcurve Analysis of L5 Trojan Asteroids at the Center for Solar System Studies: 2022 June
Pages 287-288
Stephens, Robert D.; Coley, Daniel, R.; Warner, Brian D.

Rotation Periods for Asteroids from Carl Sagan Observatory: 2021 November - 2022 May
Pages 289-290
Loera-González, P. A.; Olguín, P. A.; Saucedo, J. C.; Contreras, M. E.; Nuñez-López, R.; Domínguez-González, Rafael; Angulo, O. E.; Chapetti, S. D.; Córdova, D. E.; Cortez, R. A.; Ramírez, M. A.; Vázquez, P. S.

Photometric Observations and Rotation Periods of Asteroids 2376 Martynov, (7335) 1989 JA, 12923 Zephyr, and (85184) 1991 JG1
Pages 291-295
Schmalz, Sergei; Schmalz, Anastasia; Voropaev, Viktor; Mokhnatkin, Artem; Novichonok, Artyom; Ivanov, Alexandr; Ivanov, Viktor; Ivanova, Natalia; Barkov, Anatoliy; Lysenko, Vadim; Yakovenko, Nikolay; Gorbunov, Nikita; Kurbatov, German; Shchukin, Pavel; Reva, Inna; Serebryanskiy, Alexander; Omarov, Chingis; Arenas, Ricardo Celaya; Kokina, Tatiana; Graziani, Filippo; di Roberto, Riccardo

Rotational Period and Lightcurve Determination for Four Asteroids
Pages 296-298
Arminski, Andrzej

Lightcurves for Sixteen Minor Planets
Pages 298-303
Polakis, Tom

Asteroid Photometry and Lightcurve Analysis for Six Asteroids
Pages 304-306
Colazo, Milagros; Scotta, Damián; Monteleone, Bruno; Morales, Mario; Ciancia, Giuseppe; García, Alberto; Melia, Raúl; Suárez, Néstor; Wilberger, Aldo; Fornari, César; Nolte, Ricardo; Bellocchio, Ezequiel; Mottino, Aldo; Colazo, Carlos

Photometry of 25 Large Main-belt Asteroids with TRAPPIST-North and -South
Pages 307-313
Ferrais, Marin; Vernazza, Pierre; Jorda, Laurent; Jehin, Emmanuël; Pozuelos, Francisco J.; Manfroid, Jean; Moulane, Youssef; Barkaoui, Khalid; Benkhaldoun, Zouhair

Main-belt Asteroids Observed from CS3: 2022 April-June
Pages 314-326
Stephens, Robert D.; Coley, Daniel R.; Warner, Brian D.

Rotational Period Determination and Taxonomic Classification for Asteroids 417 Suevia, 554 Peraga, and 747 Winchester
Pages 326-329
Mannucci, Massimiliano; Montigiani, Nico; Gabellini, Davide; Mortari, Fabio

Lightcurve Analysis of Three Main Belt Astreroids: 2265 Verbaandert, 3787 Aivazovskij, and 4528 Berg
Pages 329-332
Wiley, Edward O.; Pilcher, Frederick

CCD Photometry of 35 Asteroids at Sopot Astronomical Observatory: 2021 November - 2022 July
Pages 333-341
Benishek, V.

Collaborative Asteroid Photometry from UAI: 2022 April-June
Pages 342-346
Franco, Lorenzo; Marchini, Alessandro; Papini, Riccardo; Bacci, Paolo; Maestripieri, Martina; Ruocco, Nello; Scarfi, Giulio; Iozzi, Marco; Montigiani, Nico; Mannucci, Massimiliano; Baj, Giorgio; Valvasori, Adriano; Guido, Ernesto; Galli, Gianni; Buzzi, Luca

Lightcurves and Rotation Periods of 233 Asterope, 240 Vanadis, 275 Sapientia, 282 Clorinde, 414 Liriope, and 542 Susanna
Pages 346-349
Pilcher, Frederick

Lightcurve Photometry Opportunities: 2022 October-December
Pages 350-354
Warner, Brian D.; Harris, Alan W.; Durech, Josef; Benner, Lance A.M.

Index to Volume 49
Pages 354-357
Sada, Pedro A. Valdes

In This Issue
Pages 357-358
Warner, Brian D.


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