::Mount Lemmon Survey


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Mount Lemmon Survey (MLS) is a part of the Catalina Sky Survey with observatory code G96.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref> MLS uses a {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} cassegrain reflector telescope operated by the Steward Observatory at Mount Lemmon Observatory, which is located at {{safesubst:#invoke:convert|convert}} in the Santa Catalina Mountains northeast of Tucson, Arizona.

It is currently one of the most prolific surveys worldwide, especially for discovering near-Earth objects. MLS ranks fourth on the Minor Planet Center's discovery chart with a total of 39,274 numbered minor planets, as of September 2015.<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

Mount Lemmon Survey sections
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