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Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search
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Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search

Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search (LONEOS) is a program run by NASA and Lowell Observatory to discover near-Earth objects. The LONEOS system began observations in December 1997.

The principal investigator is Ted Bowell.

In addition to discovering thousands of asteroids, LONEOS has also discovered the periodic comets 150P/LONEOS and 159P/LONEOS.

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