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Spacewatch is a project at the University of Arizona that studies minor planets, as well as asteroids and comets. The person in charge of Spacewatch is Dr. Robert S. McMillan. They are credited with the finding of a moon of Jupiter. It is called Callirrhoe.

Some of Spacewatchs' notable finds include: 60558 Echeclus, 5145 Pholus, 20000 Varuna, 9965 GNU, 1998 KY26, (35396) 1997 XF11 and (48639) 1995 TL8, as well as the comet 125P/Spacewatch.

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