minor planets, hacking

I hacked a script-run query to the minor planet center so I can automatically check whether or not my GALEX-only (no SDSS) sources are known minor planets. This required some of Lang's web foo (much appreciated). Some of them are clearly bright, known minor planets, and some of them aren't, but I don't yet have any evidence that I have discovered any new Solar System objects. As a commenter on an earlier post noted, the point is to measure the ultraviolet albedos of the known minor planets we have caught with GALEX; this is much easier than discovery, and more likely to produce something I can publish!

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