120 relations: Adrián Galád, Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing observatory, Alain Maury, Anderson Mesa, Anderson Mesa Station, Andrea Boattini, Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory, Antonio Vagnozzi, Astronomical Observatory of Mallorca, Augusto Testa, Ōizumi Observatory, Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program, Bergisch Gladbach Observatory, Brazos Bend State Park, Campo Imperatore Near-Earth Object Survey, Catalina Sky Survey, Caussols, Centaur (minor planet), Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, Chad Trujillo, Classical Kuiper belt object, Claudine Rinner, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, David L. Rabinowitz, Dennis di Cicco, Desert Eagle Observatory, Eleanor F. Helin, Eric Walter Elst, Farra d'Isonzo, Frank B. Zoltowski, Freimut Börngen, Gary Hug, Gekko Observatory, George R. Viscome, Haleakalā, Hans Scholl (astronomer), Haumea family, Henri Debehogne, Henry E. Holt, Hilda asteroid, Hiroshi Abe (astronomer), Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, James Whitney Young, John Broughton, Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Kazuro Watanabe, Kin Endate, Kitami Observatory, Kitt Peak National Observatory, Kleť Observatory, ..., Krisztián Sárneczky, La Silla Observatory, Lenka Kotková, Leonard Kornoš, Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research, List of asteroid-discovering observatories, List of Jupiter trojans (Trojan camp), List of minor planet discoverers, List of observatory codes, Llano del Hato National Astronomical Observatory, Loren C. Ball, Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search, Lutz D. Schmadel, Macquarie, Australian Capital Territory, Marc William Buie, Michael E. Brown, Miloš Tichý, Modra Observatory, Mount Graham International Observatory, Mount Lemmon Observatory, Mount Lemmon Survey, Nachi-Katsuura Observatory, Naoto Satō, Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking, Nihondaira Observatory, OCA–DLR Asteroid Survey, Ondřejov Observatory, Palomar Observatory, Palomar Planet-Crossing Asteroid Survey, Paolo Chiavenna, Paul G. Comba, Peter Kolény, Petr Pravec, Piszkéstető Station, Plutino, Prescott Observatory, Reedy Creek Observatory, Robert H. McNaught, Royal Observatory of Belgium, Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory, Schelte J. Bus, Siding Spring Observatory, Siding Spring Survey, Socorro, New Mexico, Sormano Astronomical Observatory, Spacewatch, Sudbury, Massachusetts, Takao Kobayashi, Takeshi Urata, Tetsuo Kagawa, Thierry Pauwels, Tom Gehrels, Tsutomu Seki, UESAC, Višnjan Observatory, Vincenzo Silvano Casulli, William Kwong Yu Yeung, Wolf Bickel, Woomera, South Australia, Wrightwood, California, Xinglong Station (NAOC), Yatsuka, Shimane, Yoshisada Shimizu, Zdeněk Moravec, (120132) 2003 FY128, (120178) 2003 OP32, (120216) 2004 EW95, (120348) 2004 TY364, 120347 Salacia, 120375 Kugel. Expand index (70 more) » « Shrink index
Adrián Galád (born 1970) is a Slovak astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets.
The Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing observatory is an Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) operating location at Haleakala Observatory on Maui, Hawaii, with a twofold mission.
Alain J. Maury (born 1958) is a French astronomer.
Anderson Mesa (Navajo: Hosh Dikʼání) is an approximately 5-long-mesa located at, 20 miles southeast of Flagstaff, Arizona, east of Lake Mary and north of Mormon Lake, in Coconino County.
Anderson Mesa Station is an astronomical observatory established in 1959 as a dark-sky observing site for Lowell Observatory.
Andrea Boattini (born 16 September 1969) is an Italian astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets and comets.
Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory (Андрушівська астрономічна обсерваторія) is a private astronomical observatory in the town suburbs of Andrushivka, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine.
Antonio Vagnozzi (born 1950) is an amateur Italian astronomer and a discoverer of asteroids.
The Astronomical Observatory of Mallorca (Observatorio Astronómico de Mallorca, OAM) is an observatory just south of Costitx, Mallorca, Spain.
Augusto Testa (born 1950) is an Italian amateur astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets, observing at the Sormano Astronomical Observatory in northern Italy.
Ōizumi Observatory (obs. code: 411) is a private astronomical observatory in Ōizumi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan.
The Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program (SCAP) was a astronomical survey to search for near-Earth objects.
The Bergisch Gladbach Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, at.
Brazos Bend State Park is a state park along the Brazos River in Needville, Texas, run by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
The CINEOS program (Campo Imperatore Near-Earth Object Survey), started in 2001, is dedicated to the discovery and follow-up of near-Earth objects (NEOs), namely asteroids and comets which periodically approach or intersect the Earth's orbit.
Catalina Sky Survey (CSS; obs. code: 703) is an astronomical survey to discover comets and asteroids.
Caussols (Caussòus) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department in southeastern France.
Centaurs are small solar system bodies with a semi-major axis between those of the outer planets.
The Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory (CTIO) is an astronomical observatory located on Cerro Tololo in the Coquimbo Region of northern Chile, with additional facilities located on Cerro Pachón about to the southeast.
Chadwick A. "Chad" Trujillo (born November 22, 1973) is an American astronomer, discoverer of minor planets and the co-discoverer of Eris, the most massive dwarf planet known in the Solar System.
A classical Kuiper belt object, also called a cubewano ("QB1-o"), is a low-eccentricity Kuiper belt object (KBO) that orbits beyond Neptune and is not controlled by an orbital resonance with Neptune.
Claudine Rinner (born 1965) is a French amateur astronomer at Ottmarsheim Observatory (obs. code: 224) and a discoverer of minor planets, who received the Edgar Wilson Award for discovering three comets.
Cornelis Johannes van Houten (February 18, 1920 – 24 August 2002) was a Dutch astronomer, sometimes referred to as Kees van Houten.
David Lincoln Rabinowitz (born 1960) is an American astronomer, discoverer of minor planets and researcher at Yale University.
Dennis di Cicco (born 1950) is an American amateur astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets, who lives in New England.
Desert Eagle Observatory (code: 333) is a private amateur astronomical observatory, situated near Benson, Arizona, United States.
Eleanor Francis "Glo" Helin (née Francis, 19 November 1932 – 25 January 2009) was an American astronomer.
Eric Walter Elst (born 1936) is a Belgian astronomer at the Observatory at the Royal Observatory of Belgium in Uccle and a prolific discoverer of asteroids.
Farra d'Isonzo (Fara ob Soči; Fare; Southeastern Friulian: Fara) is an Italian comune in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in the province of Gorizia.
Frank B. Zoltowski (born 1957) is an Australian amateur astronomer and prolific discoverer of minor planets who lives in Woomera, South Australia.
Freimut Börngen (born 17 October 1930) is a German astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets.
Gary Hug is an American amateur astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets, who, along with Graham E. Bell, operates the Farpoint Observatory and Sandlot Observatory in Kansas, United States.
Gekko Tenmondai (月光天文台 "Moonlight Observatory") is an astronomical observatory located in the Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.
George R. Viscome (born 1956) is an American astronomer.
Haleakalā (Hawaiian), or the East Maui Volcano, is a massive shield volcano that forms more than 75% of the Hawaiian Island of Maui.
Hans Scholl (b. 1942) is a German astronomer, who worked at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut in Heidelberg, Germany, and at the Côte d'Azur Observatory in Nice, France.
The Haumea or Haumean family is the only identified trans-Neptunian collisional family; that is, the only group of trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs) with similar orbital parameters and spectra (nearly pure water-ice) that suggest they originated in the disruptive impact of a progenitor body.
Henri Debehogne (30 December 1928 – 9 December 2007) was a Belgian astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets.
Henry E. Holt (born 1929) is an American astronomer and prolific discoverer of minor planets and comets, who has worked as a planetary geologist at the United States Geological Survey and Northern Arizona University.
The Hilda asteroids (adj. Hildian) are a dynamical group of asteroids in a 3:2 orbital resonance with Jupiter.
is a Japanese amateur astronomer affiliated with the Yatsuka Observatory.
Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld (21 October 1921 – 30 March 2015) was a Dutch astronomer.
James Whitney Young (born January 24, 1941) is an American astronomer who worked in the field of asteroid research.
John Broughton (born 1952) is an Australian amateur astronomer and artist.
The Karl Schwarzschild Observatory (Karl-Schwarzschild-Observatorium) is a German astronomical observatory in Tautenburg near Jena, Thuringia.
is a Japanese amateur astronomer and prolific discoverer of minor planets.
is a Japanese amateur astronomer who has discovered hundreds of asteroids, most of them in collaboration with Kazuro Watanabe, placing him among the most prolific discoverers of minor planets.
Kitami Observatory is an astronomical observatory in the Kitami-Abashiri Region Cultural Centre in eastern Hokkaidō, Japan.
The Kitt Peak National Observatory (KPNO) is a United States astronomical observatory located on Kitt Peak of the Quinlan Mountains in the Arizona-Sonoran Desert on the Tohono O'odham Nation, west-southwest of Tucson, Arizona.
Kleť Observatory (Hvězdárna Kleť; obs. code: 046) is an astronomical observatory in the Czech Republic.
Krisztián Sárneczky (born 6 November 1974 in Budapest) is a Hungarian teacher of geography, astronomer and prolific discoverer of minor planets and supernovae, researching at Konkoly Observatory in Budapest, Hungary.
La Silla Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Chile with three telescopes built and operated by the European Southern Observatory (ESO).
Lenka Kotková (née Šarounová; born 26 July 1973) is a Czech astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets.
Leonard Kornoš (born 1956) is a Slovak astronomer and a prolific discoverer of asteroids.
The Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research (LINEAR) project is a collaboration of the United States Air Force, NASA, and the MIT's Lincoln Laboratory for the systematic detection and tracking of near-Earth objects.
The list of asteroid-discovering observatories contains a section for each observatory which has discovered one or more asteroids, along with a list of those asteroids.
This is a list of Jupiter trojans that lie in the Trojan camp, an elongated, curved region around the trailing Lagrangian point 60° behind Jupiter.
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.
This is a list of observatory codes, or IAU codes, with their corresponding astronomical observatories.
The Llano del Hato National Astronomical Observatory (OAN de Llano del Hato, or Observatorio Astronómico Nacional de Llano del Hato, code: 303) is an astronomical observatory in Venezuela.
Loren C. Ball (born 1948) is an American amateur astronomer, who has discovered more than 100 asteroids while working at his Emerald Lane Observatory (843), built on the roof of his house on Emerald Lane, Decatur, Alabama.
Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search (LONEOS) was a project designed to discover asteroids and comets that orbit near the Earth.
Lutz D. Schmadel (July 2, 1942 in Berlin – October 21, 2016) was a German astronomer and a prolific discoverer of asteroids, who worked at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI) of the University of Heidelberg.
Macquarie is a residential suburb in the Belconnen district of Canberra, located within the Australian Capital Territory, Australia.
Marc William Buie (born 1958) is an American astronomer and prolific discoverer of minor planets, who used to be at Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, and also the Sentinel Space Telescope Mission Scientist for the B612 Foundation, which is dedicated to protecting Earth from asteroid impact events.
Michael E. Brown (born June 5, 1965) is an American astronomer, who has been professor of planetary astronomy at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) since 2003.
Miloš Tichý (born 1966) is a Czech astronomer.
The Astronomical Observatory of Modra (Astronomické observatórium Modra), also known as Modra Observatory or the Astronomical and Geophysical observatory in Modra, is an astronomical observatory located in Modra, Slovakia.
Mount Graham International Observatory (MGIO) is a division of Steward Observatory, the research arm for the Department of Astronomy at The University of Arizona, in the United States.
Mount Lemmon Observatory (MLO), also known as the Mount Lemmon Infrared Observatory, is an astronomical observatory located on Mount Lemmon in the Santa Catalina Mountains approximately northeast of Tucson, Arizona (US).
Mount Lemmon Survey (MLS) is a part of the Catalina Sky Survey with observatory code G96.
Nachi-Katsuura Observatory is an astronomical observatory in Nachikatsuura, Wakayama, Japan.
is a Japanese amateur astronomer, discoverer of minor planets, and, by profession, a junior high school science teacher.
Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking (NEAT) was a program run by NASA and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, surveying the sky for near-Earth objects.
Nihondaira Observatory (also known as Oohira Station, Obs. code: 385) is an astronomical observatory that is located on a hill overlooking Shimizu, Shizuoka, Japan.
The OCA–DLR Asteroid Survey (ODAS) was an astronomical survey to search for small Solar System bodies focusing on near-Earth objects in the late 1990s.
The Ondřejov Observatory (Observatoř Ondřejov) is the principal observatory of the Astronomical Institute (Astronomický ústav) of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.
Palomar Observatory is an astronomical observatory located in San Diego County, California, United States, southeast of Los Angeles, California, in the Palomar Mountain Range.
The Palomar Planet-Crossing Asteroid Survey (PCAS) was an astronomical survey, initiated by American astronomers Eleanor Helin and Eugene Shoemaker at the U.S Palomar Observatory, California, in 1973.
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.
Paul G. Comba (1926 - April 5, 2017) was an Italian-American computer scientist, an amateur astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets.
Peter Kolény is a Slovak astronomer.
Petr Pravec (born September 17, 1967) is a Czech astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets, born in Třinec, Czech Republic.
The Piszkéstető Station or Piszkéstető Mountain Station is an astronomical observatory in Mátraszentimre in Mátra Mountains, about 80 kilometers northeast of Hungary's capital Budapest.
In astronomy, the plutinos are a dynamical group of trans-Neptunian objects in the outermost region of the Solar System that orbit in 2:3 mean-motion resonance with Neptune.
Prescott Observatory (obs. code: 684) was built by American amateur astronomer Paul G. Comba and is now owned and operated by Matt Francis.
Reedy Creek Observatory (obs. code: 428) is an astronomical observatory the location for observations of near-Earth objects by John Broughton, an Australian amateur astronomer.
Robert H. McNaught (born in Scotland in 1956) is a Scottish-Australian astronomer at the Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics of the Australian National University (ANU).
The Royal Observatory of Belgium (Koninklijke Sterrenwacht van België; Observatoire Royal de Belgique), has been situated in Uccle (Ukkel in Dutch) since 1890.
The Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory (Osservatorio Astrometrico Santa Lucia Stroncone) is a astronomical observatory located at altitude in Stroncone, near the city of Terni, in Umbria, north central Italy.
Schelte John "Bobby" Bus (born 1956) is an American astronomer and discoverer of minor planets at the Institute for Astronomy of the University of Hawaii and Deputy Director of NASA's Infrared Telescope Facility (IRTF) at the Mauna Kea Observatory in Hawaii, United States.
Siding Spring Observatory near Coonabarabran, New South Wales, Australia, part of the Research School of Astronomy & Astrophysics (RSAA) at the Australian National University (ANU), incorporates the Anglo-Australian Telescope along with a collection of other telescopes owned by the Australian National University, the University of New South Wales, and other institutions.
The Siding Spring Survey (SSS) was a near-Earth object search program that used the 0.5 metres Uppsala Southern Schmidt Telescope at Siding Spring Observatory, New South Wales, Australia.
Socorro is a city in Socorro County in the U.S. state of New Mexico.
The Sormano Astronomical Observatory (Osservatorio Astronomico Sormano, obs. code: 587) is an astronomical observatory north of Milan, Italy.
The Spacewatch project is an astronomical survey that specializes in the study of minor planets, including various types of asteroids and comets at Kitt Peak National Observatory near Tucson, Arizona, in the United States.
Sudbury is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.
is a Japanese amateur astronomer and an outstanding discoverer of minor planets who currently works at the Ōizumi Observatory.
was a Japanese astronomer.
is a Japanese astronomer, staff member at the Gekko Observatory and discoverer of asteroids.
Thierry Pauwels (born 2 July 1957, Ghent) is a Belgian astronomer from the Royal Observatory of Belgium.
Anton M.J. "Tom" Gehrels (February 21, 1925 – July 11, 2011) was a Dutch–American astronomer, Professor of Planetary Sciences, and Astronomer at the University of Arizona, Tucson.
is a Japanese astronomer, born in Kōchi, Japan.
The Uppsala–ESO Survey of Asteroids and Comets (UESAC) took place in 1992–1993.
Višnjan Observatory (Zvjezdarnica Višnjan; obs. code: 120) is an astronomical observatory located near the village of Višnjan in Croatia.
Vincenzo Silvano Casulli (born 1944; usually known as Silvano Casulli) is an Italian amateur astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets.
William Kwong Yu Yeung (born 1960; also known simply as Bill Yeung) is a Hong Kong-born, Canadian amateur astronomer with telescopes based in the United States.
Wolf Bickel (born 6 July 1942, Bensberg) is a German amateur astronomer and a prolific discoverer of asteroids, observing at his private Bergisch Gladbach Observatory, Germany.
Woomera, officially Woomera Village, is a town located in the Far North region of South Australia in Australia, approximately north of Adelaide.
Wrightwood is a census-designated place in San Bernardino County, California.
Xinglong Station is an observatory (IAU code 327) situated south of the main peak of the Yanshan mountains in Hebei province, China.
was a town located in Yatsuka District, Shimane Prefecture, Japan.
is a Japanese amateur astronomer and a prolific discoverer of hundreds of asteroids since 1993.
Zdeněk Moravec (born 1968) is a Czech astronomer and astrophysicist.
, also written as (120132) 2003 FY128, is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO).
, also written as (120178) 2003 OP32, is a trans-Neptunian object (TNO) that resides in the Kuiper belt.
, provisionally known as, is a resonant trans-Neptunian object in the Kuiper belt located in the outermost regions of the Solar System.
, provisionally known as, is a trans-Neptunian object.
120347 Salacia, provisional designation, is a trans-Neptunian object in the Kuiper belt, approximately 850 kilometers in diameter and almost certainly a dwarf planet.
120375 Kugel, provisional designation, is a background asteroid from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately in diameter.
(120152) 2003 HJ1, (120457) 1990 QZ2, (120504) 1993 SS10, (120505) 1993 ST10, (120522) 1994 NU2, (120540) 1994 SK13, (120574) 1995 OB10, (120576) 1995 QK2, (120602) 1995 VZ1, (120639) 1996 KJ3, (120640) 1996 PN, (120648) 1996 SE4, (120673) 1997 AA6, (120730) 1997 SN33, (120739) 1997 TE26, (120764) 1998 BV8, (120769) 1998 CM1, (120771) 1998 DD8, (120774) 1998 DQ20, (120779) 1998 ET8, (120787) 1998 FS12, (120869) 1998 RZ15, (120951) 1998 UA9, (120955) 1998 UO31, 120038 Franlainsher, 120040 Pagliarini, 120074 Bass, 120103 Dolero, 120112 Elizabethacton, 120120 Kankelborg, 120121 Libbyadelman, 120141 Lucaslara, 120153 Hoekenga, 120174 Jeffjenny, 120186 Suealeman, 120188 Amyaqueche, 120191 Tombagg, 120196 Kevinballou, 120208 Brentbarbee, 120214 Danteberdeguez, 120215 Kevinberry, 120218 Richardberry, 120285 Brentbos, 120299 Billlynch, 120308 Deebradel, 120324 Falusandras, 120324 Falusandrás, 120349 Kalas, 120350 Richburns, 120351 Beckymasterson, 120352 Gordonwong, 120353 Katrinajackson, 120354 Mikejones, 120361 Guido, 120364 Stevecooley, 120368 Phillipcoulter, 120405 Svyatylivka, 120460 Hambach, 120462 Amanohashidate, 120481 Johannwalter, 120569 Huangrunqian, 120643 Rudimandl, 120735 Ogawakiyoshi, 120741 Iijimayuichi, 120942 Rendafuzhong, List of asteroids (120001-121000), List of asteroids/120001-120100, List of asteroids/120001-121000, List of asteroids/120001–120100, List of asteroids/120001–121000, List of asteroids/120101-120200, List of asteroids/120101–120200, List of asteroids/120201-120300, List of asteroids/120201–120300, List of asteroids/120301-120400, List of asteroids/120301–120400, List of asteroids/120401-120500, List of asteroids/120401–120500, List of asteroids/120501-120600, List of asteroids/120501–120600, List of asteroids/120601-120700, List of asteroids/120601–120700, List of asteroids/120701-120800, List of asteroids/120701–120800, List of asteroids/120801-120900, List of asteroids/120801–120900, List of asteroids/120901-121000, List of asteroids/120901–121000, List of minor planets/120001-120100, List of minor planets/120001–120100, List of minor planets/120101-120200, List of minor planets/120101–120200, List of minor planets/120201-120300, List of minor planets/120201–120300, List of minor planets/120301-120400, List of minor planets/120301–120400, List of minor planets/120401-120500, List of minor planets/120401–120500, List of minor planets/120501-120600, List of minor planets/120501–120600, List of minor planets/120601-120700, List of minor planets/120601–120700, List of minor planets/120701-120800, List of minor planets/120701–120800, List of minor planets/120801-120900, List of minor planets/120801–120900, List of minor planets/120901-121000, List of minor planets/120901–121000, List of minor planets: 120001-121000.