David Asher astronomy home page


Email: firstnamelastname (domain name is cantab.net)


`I like work: it fascinates me. I can sit and look at it for hours. ... some of the work that I have by me now has been in my possession for years and years' (Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat, Chapter 15)

A lot of my research consists of theoretical (computational) studies in solar system dynamics.
Interests include:

Meteoroids book

Review of (Leonid) dust trail theories - how to predict meteor storms

Meteors and the ancient Maya:
Ancient Maya May Have Foreseen Meteor Showers
Crabs & Glyphs

Miscellaneous astronomy links

Armagh + Emyvale all sky cameras

Human Orrery

Trans-Neptunian region:
What is improper about the term "Kuiper belt"? (International Comet Quarterly)

Impact hazard:
NEO golf (computer experiment on asteroid deflection)
My ramblings on impacting asteroid 2008 TC3
Minor Planet Center's NEO Page
Spaceguard UK and the Spaceguard Centre
Australian Spaceguard Survey (Michael Paine)

Apollo moon hoax Observational Astrophysics cartoon

Photographs of friends/colleagues: Scottish scientist and Finnish astronomers reading the Minor Planet Circulars and Finnish visitors' tea break and Lagomorph research fellow using telescope

Last revised: 2021 March 1st Logical date format