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Tips on searching for and viewing asteroids within our own solar system.
ASTRONOMY Aug 1982 (v.10#8) pg. 48

Stand in the shadow of an asteroid. Tips on observing, recording, and reporting the eclipse of a star by an asteroid, a technique which will aid in measuring the size of the asteroid.
ASTRONOMY Jan 1991 (v.19#1) pg. 54

Observing the Vesta and Pallas asteroids.
ASTRONOMY Aug 1993 (v.21#8) pg. 74

Find a rock in space. Clear nights provide the opportunity to see asteroids as they move. Tips on observing and photographing asteroids.
ASTRONOMY Aug 1995 (v.23#8) pg. 62
Added Info ASTRONOMY Nov 1995 (v.23#11) pg. 17

Catch a fleeting asteroid. Observer's guide to viewing Toutatis using a binocular.
ASTRONOMY Dec 1996 (v.24#12) pg. 96

Ceres pierces the Hyades. A guide to observing the solar system's largest asteroid using a small telescope.
ASTRONOMY Dec 1998 (v.26#12) pg. 106

Finding the asteroid Vesta with the naked eye.
ASTRONOMY Apr 2003 (v.31#4) pg. 78

Hunting asteroids using digital technology.
CCD ASTRONOMY Spring 1996 (v.3#2) pg. 8

Predicting and observing asteroid appulses with deep-sky objects. Some tips.
DEEP SKY #36 Autumn 1991 (v.9#4) pg. 30

Seeing 1,000 tiny planets. Tips on locating and observing asteroids.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jun 1981 (v.61#6) pg. 560

Construct a measuring engine to determine from photographs the positions of comets and asteroids with respect to stars. Requires a skilled machinist to construct the device from the partial description given.
SKY & TELESCOPE Sep 1982 (v.64#3) pg. 279

Turning on to asteroids. How amateur astronomers can help professionals in determining an asteroid's rotation. Some tips.
SKY & TELESCOPE May 1986 (v.71#5) pg. 503

Measuring positions on a photograph. An overview of photographic techniques used to determine the precise position of a comet or minor planet in order to compute its orbit around the Sun. Includes a BASIC computer program to calculate the position based on measurements taken using a measuring engine.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jul 1990 (v.80#1) pg. 71

Calculating asteroid diameters by using the observed brightness, a reasonable estimate of the albedo, and this computer program.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jun 1993 (v.85#6) pg. 83

Ceres at its best. Tips on observing the largest asteroid using binoculars.
SKY & TELESCOPE Feb 1995 (v.89#2) pg. 78

Advice on seeing and timing an asteroid occultation.
SKY & TELESCOPE Oct 1995 (v.90#4) pg. 71

Observing tips for two minor planets (7 Iris and 16 Psyche) within the constellation Taurus.
SKY & TELESCOPE Nov 1995 (v.90#5) pg. 70

When asteroid meets earth. A computer program (written in BASIC) calculates the crater sizes which scientists believe would result from impacts with various-size objects.
SKY & TELESCOPE Nov 1996 (v.92#5) pg. 90