Updates


Date Update
2019-03-16 AstFinder now includes a SkyBot cone search feature for finding asteroids within the field.
2019-02-24 Color survey data is now included, when available, on the AstInfo page.
2018-11-01 Inclusion of any available lightcurve data on AstInfo
2018-10-14 Introduction of the Asteroid observability charting tool. This tool assists in the planning of asteroid observations
2018-09-14 Database server hardware upgrades that will improve reliability.
2018-08-03 Significant improvements to UpObjects query response times. MPECs tickers is now recent NEAs ticker.
2018-02-22 Better DevOps and testing that should improve stability.
2017-09-29 Dynamical type is now included in the database. UI overhaul. New important lists tickers on home page. New updates page with full history of updates. UpObjects plots. Bug fixes.
2017-01-09 Reorganized home page. Updates to backend database hardware and schema. Fixed asteph date rounding errors. Observatory list now pulls from database. Minor aeshthetic/organizational updates.
2016-11-29 Improved Asteph page. Moved to new backend ephemeris tool. Now includes lunar elongation and airmass. Streamlined form fields. Made table generation faster. Removed multiple object option. UpObjects page now has dynamically adjusting table based on changing form fields.
2016-08-30 Improved UpObject performance and reliability. Multiple objects are now accepted for asteph (seperate with a ",")
2016-04-19 Improved reliability of Astplot and Astfinder. Fixed missing table export icon.
2016-04-06 Major UI updates. Fixed slow UpObjects load time. Fixed UpObjects plots being in wrong date order. HOP backend calculates daily.
2016-02-01 Airmass added to Ephemeris output on Asteph. Many popup plots for UpObjects parameters (click on a parameter).
2015-12-23 Ephemeris and Designation table now reference a JSON object which can be called directly. Minor UI and consistency updates.
2015-12-07 Added phase column option to UpObjects. Fixes sort by asteroid number on UpObjects. Optimized some code.
2015-12-01 New tool: NEO observing calendar. A publicly available summation of NEO observations.
2015-11-27 Fixed issue with negative phase angle object being improperly filtered on UpObjecs page
2015-11-18 Asteph object identifier links bring to prepopulated ephemeris page
2015-11-03 Fixed Asteph ephemerides. They used to be wrong. Now they are correct.
2015-10-29 Asteph timestep/duration combinations fixed. Can go past 100 steps. Email links fixed.
2015-10-22 UI updates to tables. Errors can be displayed in Asteph table.
2015-10-01 Public Beta Website Release
2015-07-30 Landing page tiles
2015-07-29 UI improvements