A million asteroid observations in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey

  title={A million asteroid observations in the Sloan Digital Sky Survey},
  author={A. V. Sergeyev and Beno{\^i}t Carry},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
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