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ASIAGO DLR ASTEROID SURVEY (ADAS)
ADAS is a dedicated asteroid search and follow-up program located at Asiago-CimaEkar, Italy. It is a joint venture between the Department of Astronomy of the University of Asiago and the Astronomical Observatory of Padua in Italy and the DLR Institute of Space Sensor Technology and Planetary Exploration, Berlin-Adlershof, Germany. The current system uses a 2K x 2K CCD detector and a 0.6 m aperture Schmidt telescope. Observations began in February 2001 and this effort will concentrate their searching at small solar elongation angles in an effort to discover near-Earth objects in the inner solar system such as Atens and the putative Inner Earth Objects whose orbits are completely inside that of the Earth.

Cesare Barbieri (Padua) and Gerhard Hahn (DLR-Berlin): Principal Investigators
Look here for additional information on the ADAS program:

http://planet.pd.astro.it/planets/adas/index.html

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