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Francesco Manca

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Francesco Manca (born November 1966, in Milan, Italy) is an Italian amateur astronomer and discoverer of minor planets at the Sormano Astronomical Observatory in northern Italy. [1]

51 relations: Andrea Boattini, Asteroid, Astrometry, Astronomer, Atacama Large Millimeter Array, Augusto Testa, Comet, Eastern Anatolia Observatory, Encoder, Extremely Large Telescope, Hungaria asteroid, Italy, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Koronis family, Large Binocular Telescope, List of Mars-crossing minor planets, List of minor planet discoverers, List of minor planets: 10001–11000, List of minor planets: 11001–12000, List of minor planets: 12001–13000, List of minor planets: 18001–19000, List of minor planets: 19001–20000, List of minor planets: 21001–22000, List of minor planets: 26001–27000, List of minor planets: 27001–28000, List of minor planets: 32001–33000, List of minor planets: 35001–36000, List of minor planets: 37001–38000, List of minor planets: 39001–40000, List of minor planets: 43001–44000, List of minor planets: 48001–49000, List of minor planets: 59001–60000, List of minor planets: 69001–70000, List of minor planets: 9001–10000, Luciano Tesi, Marco Cavagna, Minor planet, Near-Earth object, Orbit, Paolo Chiavenna, Piero Sicoli, Pistoia Mountains Astronomical Observatory, Radio telescope, SOLAR (ISS), Sormano Astronomical Observatory, Springer Science+Business Media, Telescope, Trans-Neptunian object, Very Large Telescope, 15460 Manca, ..., 9115 Battisti. Expand index (1 more) »

Andrea Boattini

Andrea Boattini (born 16 September 1969) is an Italian astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets and comets.

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Asteroid

Asteroids are minor planets, especially those of the inner Solar System.

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Astrometry

Astrometry is the branch of astronomy that involves precise measurements of the positions and movements of stars and other celestial bodies.

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Astronomer

An astronomer is a scientist in the field of astronomy who concentrates their studies on a specific question or field outside the scope of Earth.

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Atacama Large Millimeter Array

The Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) is an astronomical interferometer of radio telescopes in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile.

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Augusto Testa

Augusto Testa (born 1950) is an Italian amateur astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets, observing at the Sormano Astronomical Observatory in northern Italy.

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Comet

A comet is an icy small Solar System body that, when passing close to the Sun, warms and begins to release gases, a process called outgassing.

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Eastern Anatolia Observatory

Eastern Anatolia Observatory (Doğu Anadolu Gözlemevi, shortly DAG) is proposed ground-based astronomical observatory of Atatürk University in Erzurum, Turkey.

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Encoder

An encoder is a device, circuit, transducer, software program, algorithm or person that converts information from one format or code to another, for the purposes of standardization, speed or compression.

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Extremely Large Telescope

The Extremely Large Telescope (ELT) is an astronomical observatory and the world's largest optical/near-infrared extremely large telescope now under construction.

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Hungaria asteroid

The Hungaria group is a dynamical group of asteroids in the asteroid belt.

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Italy

Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a sovereign state in Europe.

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Jet Propulsion Laboratory

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is a federally funded research and development center and NASA field center in Pasadena, California, United States, with large portions of the campus in La Cañada Flintridge, California.

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Koronis family

The Koronis or Koronian family is a family of asteroids in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter.

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Large Binocular Telescope

The Large Binocular Telescope (LBT) is an optical telescope for astronomy located on Mount Graham, in the Pinaleno Mountains of southeastern Arizona, United States.

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List of Mars-crossing minor planets

A Mars-crossing asteroid (MCA, also Mars-crosser, MC) is an asteroid whose orbit crosses that of Mars.

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List of minor planet discoverers

This is a list of all astronomers who are credited by the Minor Planet Center (MPC) with the discovery of one or several minor planets.

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List of minor planets: 10001–11000

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List of minor planets: 11001–12000

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List of minor planets: 12001–13000

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List of minor planets: 18001–19000

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List of minor planets: 19001–20000

#FA8072 | 19080 Martínfierro || 1970 JB || May 10, 1970 || El Leoncito || Félix Aguilar Obs.

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List of minor planets: 21001–22000

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List of minor planets: 26001–27000

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List of minor planets: 27001–28000

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List of minor planets: 32001–33000

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List of minor planets: 35001–36000

#d6d6d6 | 35325 Claudiaguarnieri || || March 7, 1997 || Bologna || San Vittore Obs.

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List of minor planets: 37001–38000

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List of minor planets: 39001–40000

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List of minor planets: 43001–44000

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List of minor planets: 48001–49000

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List of minor planets: 59001–60000

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List of minor planets: 69001–70000

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List of minor planets: 9001–10000

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Luciano Tesi

Luciano Tesi (born 10 December 1931) is an Italian veterinarian, amateur astronomer, discoverer of a large number of minor planets, and director of the San Marcello Pistoiese Observatory.

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Marco Cavagna

Marco Cavagna (1958 – August 9, 2005) was an Italian amateur astronomer.

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Minor planet

A minor planet is an astronomical object in direct orbit around the Sun (or more broadly, any star with a planetary system) that is neither a planet nor exclusively classified as a comet.

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Near-Earth object

A near-Earth object (NEO) is any small Solar System body whose orbit can bring it into proximity with Earth.

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Orbit

In physics, an orbit is the gravitationally curved trajectory of an object, such as the trajectory of a planet around a star or a natural satellite around a planet.

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Paolo Chiavenna

Paolo Chiavenna is an Italian amateur astronomer and a co-discoverer of minor planets, credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of 15 minor planets during 1995–2000.

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Piero Sicoli

Piero Sicoli (b. 1954) is an Italian astronomer and discoverer of minor planets, observing at the Italian Sormano Astronomical Observatory.

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Pistoia Mountains Astronomical Observatory

The Pistoia Mountains Astronomical Observatory (Osservatorio Astronomico della Montagna Pistoiese; obs. code: 104), also known as the San Marcello Observatory and the Pian dei Termini Observatory (Osservatorio di Pian dei Termini), is an astronomical observatory in San Marcello Pistoiese, Tuscany, central Italy.

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Radio telescope

A radio telescope is a specialized antenna and radio receiver used to receive radio waves from astronomical radio sources in the sky in radio astronomy.

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SOLAR (ISS)

SOLAR is an ESA science observatory on the Columbus Laboratory, which is part of the International Space Station.

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Sormano Astronomical Observatory

The Sormano Astronomical Observatory (Osservatorio Astronomico Sormano, obs. code: 587) is an astronomical observatory north of Milan, Italy.

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Springer Science+Business Media

Springer Science+Business Media or Springer, part of Springer Nature since 2015, is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, humanities, technical and medical (STM) publishing.

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Telescope

A telescope is an optical instrument that aids in the observation of remote objects by collecting electromagnetic radiation (such as visible light).

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Trans-Neptunian object

A trans-Neptunian object (TNO, also written transneptunian object) is any minor planet in the Solar System that orbits the Sun at a greater average distance (semi-major axis) than Neptune, 30 astronomical units (AU).

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Very Large Telescope

The Very Large Telescope (VLT) is a telescope facility operated by the European Southern Observatory on Cerro Paranal in the Atacama Desert of northern Chile.

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15460 Manca

15460 Manca, provisional designation, is a Koronian asteroid from the outer region of the asteroid belt, approximately 5 kilometers in diameter.

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9115 Battisti

9115 Battisti, provisional designation, is a stony Vestian asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 5.5 kilometers in diameter.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francesco_Manca

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