119 relations: Adrián Galád, Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing observatory, Amor asteroid, Anderson Mesa, Apache Point Observatory, Apollo asteroid, Asiago-DLR Asteroid Survey, Ōizumi Observatory, Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program, Brazos Bend State Park, Brian A. Skiff, Brigitta Sipőcz, C. Michelle Olmstead, Campo Imperatore Near-Earth Object Survey, Carolyn S. Shoemaker, Catalina Sky Survey, Caussols, Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, Chad Trujillo, Church Stretton, Cima Ekar Observing Station, Classical Kuiper belt object, Claudine Rinner, Cordell–Lorenz Observatory, Cornelis Johannes van Houten, David L. Rabinowitz, Desert Eagle Observatory, Edward L. G. Bowell, Eleanor F. Helin, Eric Walter Elst, Farra d'Isonzo, Frank B. Zoltowski, Freimut Börngen, Goodricke-Pigott Observatory, Haleakalā, Henri Debehogne, Henry E. Holt, Hilda asteroid, Hiroshi Abe (astronomer), Hiroshi Kaneda, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, James Whitney Young, John Broughton, John V. McClusky, Karl Schwarzschild Observatory, Kazuro Watanabe, Kenneth J. Lawrence, Kin Endate, Kiso Observatory, Kitami Observatory, ..., Kitt Peak National Observatory, Kleť Observatory, Krisztián Sárneczky, Kushiro, Hokkaido, Kvistaberg Observatory, La Silla Observatory, Lenka Kotková, Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research, List of asteroid-discovering observatories, List of Jupiter trojans (Greek camp), List of Jupiter trojans (Trojan camp), List of minor planet discoverers, List of observatory codes, Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search, Lutz D. Schmadel, Macquarie, Australian Capital Territory, Michael E. Brown, Miloš Tichý, Modra Observatory, Mont Ventoux, Nachi-Katsuura Observatory, Naoto Satō, Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking, Nihondaira Observatory, OCA–DLR Asteroid Survey, Ondřejov Observatory, Palomar Observatory, Paul G. Comba, Paulo R. Holvorcem, Petr Pravec, Pierre Antonini, Piszkéstető Station, Plutino, Potentially hazardous object, Prescott Observatory, Rafael Ferrando, Reedy Creek Observatory, Robert H. McNaught, Roy A. Tucker, Saji Observatory, San Vittore Observatory, Schelte J. Bus, Sednoid, Seiji Ueda, Siding Spring Observatory, Siding Spring Survey, Sloan Digital Sky Survey, Socorro, New Mexico, Spacewatch, Stephen P. Laurie, Takao Kobayashi, Takeshi Urata, Tom Gehrels, Tomimaru Okuni, Tsutomu Seki, UESAC, Uppsala–DLR Asteroid Survey, Uppsala–DLR Trojan Survey, Vincenzo Silvano Casulli, William Kwong Yu Yeung, Woomera, South Australia, Wrightwood, California, Xinglong Station (NAOC), Yatsuka, Shimane, Yoshisada Shimizu, (90075) 2002 VU94, (90568) 2004 GV9, 90377 Sedna, 90482 Orcus. Expand index (69 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.
The Amor asteroids are a group of near-Earth asteroids named after the asteroid 1221 Amor.
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.
The Apache Point Observatory (APO; obs. code: 705) is an astronomical observatory located in the Sacramento Mountains in Sunspot, New Mexico, United States, approximately south of Cloudcroft.
The Apollo asteroids are a group of near-Earth asteroids named after 1862 Apollo, discovered by German astronomer Karl Reinmuth in the 1930s.
The Asiago-DLR Asteroid Survey (ADAS; obs. code: 209) is an astronomical survey to search for comets and asteroids, with special emphasis on near-Earth objects.
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.
Brazos Bend State Park is a state park along the Brazos River in Needville, Texas, run by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.
Brian A. Skiff is an American astronomer noted for discovering numerous asteroids and a number of comets including the periodic comets 114P/Wiseman–Skiff (with Jennifer Wiseman) and 140P/Bowell–Skiff (with Edward Bowell).
Brigitta Sipőcz is a Hungarian astronomer and discoverer of minor planets.
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.
Carolyn Jean Spellmann Shoemaker (born June 24, 1929) is an American astronomer and is a co-discoverer of Comet Shoemaker–Levy 9.
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.
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.
Church Stretton is a small town in Shropshire, England, south of Shrewsbury and north of Ludlow.
The Cima Ekar Observing Station (Stazione osservativa di Asiago Cima Ekar; obs. code: 098) is an astronomical observatory on the crest of Cima Ekar, a mountain ridge located approximately 4 kilometers southeast of and 350 m higher than the town of Asiago, Italy.
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.
Cordell–Lorenz Observatory (IAU code 850) is an astronomical observatory owned and operated by Sewanee:The University of the South.
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.
Desert Eagle Observatory (code: 333) is a private amateur astronomical observatory, situated near Benson, Arizona, United States.
Edward L. G. "Ted" Bowell (born 1943 in London), is an American astronomer.
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.
The Goodricke-Pigott Observatory is a private astronomical observatory in Tucson, Arizona.
Haleakalā (Hawaiian), or the East Maui Volcano, is a massive shield volcano that forms more than 75% of the Hawaiian Island of Maui.
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.
is a Japanese astronomer and discoverer of minor planets from Sapporo, in the northernmost prefecture of Japan.
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.
John V. McClusky is an American astronomer.
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.
Kenneth J. Lawrence (born 1964) is an American astronomer.
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.
Kiso Observatory (木曽観測所: Kiso Kansokujo) is an astronomical observatory located at Mt. Ontake in Japan.
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.
is a city in Kushiro Subprefecture, Hokkaido, Japan.
The Kvistaberg Station or Kvistaberg Observatory (Kvistabergs observatorium; obs. code: 049) was a Swedish astronomical observatory and a station of the Uppsala Astronomical Observatory, which both belong to the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Uppsala University.
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.
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 Greek camp, an elongated, curved region around the leading Lagrangian point, 60° ahead of Jupiter's orbit.
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.
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.
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.
Mont Ventoux (Ventor in Provençal) is a mountain in the Provence region of southern France, located some 20 km northeast of Carpentras, Vaucluse.
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.
Paul G. Comba (1926 - April 5, 2017) was an Italian-American computer scientist, an amateur astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets.
Paulo Renato Centeno Holvorcem (born 10 July 1967) is a Brazilian amateur astronomer and mathematician who lives in Campinas, Brazil.
Petr Pravec (born September 17, 1967) is a Czech astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets, born in Třinec, Czech Republic.
Pierre Antonini is a retired French mathematics professor and amateur astronomer who has discovered several minor planets and two supernovae at his private Observatoire de Bédoin (Bedoin Observatory; observatory code: 132) located at Bédoin, southeastern France.
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.
A potentially hazardous object (PHO) is a near-Earth object – either an asteroid or a comet – with an orbit that can make exceptionally close approaches to the Earth and large enough to cause significant regional damage in the event of impact.
Prescott Observatory (obs. code: 684) was built by American amateur astronomer Paul G. Comba and is now owned and operated by Matt Francis.
Rafael Ferrando (born 1966) is a Spanish astronomer, credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of 193 numbered minor planets between 2001 and 2010.
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).
Roy A. Tucker (born 1951 in Jackson, Mississippi) is an American astronomer best known for the co-discovery of near-Earth asteroid 99942 Apophis (formerly known as) along with David J. Tholen and Fabrizio Bernardi of the University of Hawaii.
The Saji Observatory is located in Saji, Tottori, Japan.
The San Vittore Observatory (Osservatorio San Vittore, obs. code: 522) is an astronomical observatory in Bologna, 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.
A sednoid is a trans-Neptunian object with a perihelion greater than and a semi-major axis greater than.
is a Japanese astronomer.
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.
The Sloan Digital Sky Survey or SDSS is a major multi-spectral imaging and spectroscopic redshift survey using a dedicated 2.5-m wide-angle optical telescope at Apache Point Observatory in New Mexico, United States.
Socorro is a city in Socorro County in the U.S. state of New Mexico.
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.
Stephen P. Laurie is a British amateur astronomer.
is a Japanese amateur astronomer and an outstanding discoverer of minor planets who currently works at the Ōizumi Observatory.
was a Japanese astronomer.
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 amateur astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets at the Nanyo Observatory, Yamagata prefecture, Japan.
is a Japanese astronomer, born in Kōchi, Japan.
The Uppsala–ESO Survey of Asteroids and Comets (UESAC) took place in 1992–1993.
The Uppsala–DLR Asteroid Survey (UDAS, also known as UAO–DLR Asteroid Survey) is an astronomical survey, dedicated for the search and follow–up characterization of asteroids and comets.
The Uppsala–DLR Trojan Survey (UDTS, also known as UAO–DLR Trojan Survey) is an astronomical survey to study the movements and locations of asteroids near Jupiter, which includes Jupiter trojans and other asteroids, which line-of sight are frequently blocked by the giant planet.
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.
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.
, provisional designation, is an asteroid on an eccentric orbit, classified as near-Earth object and potentially hazardous asteroid of the Apollo group, approximately 2.5 kilometers in diameter.
(also written (90568) 2004 GV9) is a trans-Neptunian object that was discovered on April 13, 2004 by NEAT.
90377 Sedna is a large minor planet in the outer reaches of the Solar System that was,, at a distance of about 86 astronomical units (AU) from the Sun, about three times as far as Neptune.
90482 Orcus, provisional designation, is a trans-Neptunian object from the Kuiper belt with a large moon, Vanth.
(90376) 2003 VL, (90569) 2004 GY14, (90697) 1983 RH3, (90699) 1986 QK, (90700) 1986 QG2, (90701) 1986 RC5, (90705) 1989 AZ5, (90710) 1990 TF6, (90719) 1991 RZ5, (90720) 1991 RS19, (90721) 1991 RC29, (90731) 1992 OC, (90756) 1993 RH9, (90757) 1993 RK13, (90760) 1993 SN10, (90761) 1993 SW13, (90776) 1993 VW2, (90809) 1995 DX2, (90810) 1995 DY2, (90824) 1995 SF53, (90829) 1995 UY5, (90830) 1995 UX7, (90851) 1996 GX, (90862) 1996 KM1, (90867) 1996 SX6, (90868) 1996 SX7, (90878) 1996 VY37, (90881) 1996 XN6, (90897) 1997 CF6, (90904) 1997 EQ11, (90919) 1997 PA5, (90931) 1997 SR32, (90942) 1997 TS24, (90945) 1997 UE5, (90949) 1997 VB5, (90952) 1997 VD7, (90964) 1997 WF22, (90986) 1997 XS10, (90987) 1997 XM11, (90990) 1997 YT3, (90991) 1997 YU10, (90992) 1997 YW10, (90994) 1997 YH18, (90995) 1998 AK, 2003 VL, 90022 Apache Point, 90125 Chrissquire, 90138 Diehl, 90140 Gomezdonet, 90140 Gómezdonet, 90226 Byronsmith, 90279 Devetsil, 90279 Devětsil, 90288 Dalleave, 90308 Johney, 90317 Williamcutlip, 90328 Haryou, 90370 Jokaimor, 90370 Jókaimór, 90376 Kossuth, 90376 Kossuth (2003 VL), 90383 Johnloiacono, 90388 Philchristensen, 90396 Franklopez, 90397 Rasch, 90414 Karpov, 90429 Wetmore, 90446 Truesdell, 90447 Emans, 90449 Brucestephenson, 90450 Cyriltyson, 90455 Irenehernandez, 90461 Matthewgraham, 90463 Johnrichard, 90471 Andrewdrake, 90472 Mahabal, 90479 Donalek, 90480 Ulrich, 90481 Wollstonecraft, 90487 Witherspoon, 90502 Buratti, 90503 Japhethboyce, 90525 Karijanberg, 90526 Paullorenz, 90528 Raywhite, 90533 Laurentblind, 90564 Markjarnyk, 90579 Gordonnelson, 90672 Metrorheinneckar, 90698 Kosciuszko, 90698 Kościuszko, 90703 Indulgentia, 90709 Wettin, 90711 Stotternheim, 90712 Wittelsbach, 90713 Chajnantor, 90806 Rudaki, 90817 Doylehall, 90818 Daverichards, 90820 McCann, 90825 Lizhensheng, 90826 Xuzhihong, 90830 Beihang, 90892 Betlemska kaple, 90892 Betlémská kaple, 90918 Jasinski, 90926 Stahalik, 90926 Stáhalík, 90936 Neronet, 90937 Josefdufek, 90944 Pujol, 90953 Hideosaitou, Karijanberg, List of asteroids (90001-91000), List of asteroids/90001-90100, List of asteroids/90001-91000, List of asteroids/90001–90100, List of asteroids/90001–91000, List of asteroids/90101-90200, List of asteroids/90101–90200, List of asteroids/90201-90300, List of asteroids/90201–90300, List of asteroids/90301-90400, List of asteroids/90301–90400, List of asteroids/90401-90500, List of asteroids/90401–90500, List of asteroids/90501-90600, List of asteroids/90501–90600, List of asteroids/90601-90700, List of asteroids/90601–90700, List of asteroids/90701-90800, List of asteroids/90701–90800, List of asteroids/90801-90900, List of asteroids/90801–90900, List of asteroids/90901-91000, List of asteroids/90901–91000, List of minor planets/90001-90100, List of minor planets/90001–90100, List of minor planets/90101-90200, List of minor planets/90101–90200, List of minor planets/90201-90300, List of minor planets/90201–90300, List of minor planets/90301-90400, List of minor planets/90301–90400, List of minor planets/90401-90500, List of minor planets/90401–90500, List of minor planets/90501-90600, List of minor planets/90501–90600, List of minor planets/90601-90700, List of minor planets/90601–90700, List of minor planets/90701-90800, List of minor planets/90701–90800, List of minor planets/90801-90900, List of minor planets/90801–90900, List of minor planets/90901-91000, List of minor planets/90901–91000, List of minor planets: 90001-91000.