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NELIOTA: Lunar NEO Impacts

NELIOTA was launched by the European Space Agency (ESA) at the National Observatory of Athens in February of 2015.
It observes the distribution and frequency of small near-earth objects (NEOs) by monitoring lunar impact flashes.
NELIOTA started monitoring the Moon for faint NEO impacts in early 2017, using the 1.2m Kryoneri telescope, located in the Northern Peloponnese, in Greece.
The first phase of the NELIOTA campaign ended in January 2021, and lunar monitoring observations are currently funded by ESA through to July 2023.
LRR has added a subset of NELIOTA’s data to selected Lunar Maps.

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