(Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research)
(survey of near-Earth objects)
LINEAR (for Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research)
is an astronomical survey for near-Earth asteroids,
begun in the late 1990s by
the US Air Force and Lincoln Laboratory.
It has discovered over 140000 minor planets
and some comets.
(survey,near-Earth objects,all sky)
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near-Earth object (NEO)