MPC Documentation

Welcome to the Minor Planet Center's documentation page. Listed here are links to all the pages on our website that contain documentation on the various aspects of the MPC's operation.

Note that this is a work in progress and all links are not yet present. Please report non-functioning links (or requests for new documents) via the feedback form.

Orbital Elements

Astrometric Observations


Observing Procedures

Pot Pourri

Low-level technical lists

The links below contain low-level information generated during MPC operation or MPC preparation and are not formatted for casual viewing.