Jean-Claude Merlin

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Jean-Claude Merlin
Born 1954
Nationality French
Fields Astronomy
Institutions Société Astronomique de Bourgogne
Notable awards Lauréat de la Fondation de la Vocation 1982, Prix Georges Bidault de l'Isle 1999
Asteroids discovered: 60
10233 Le Creusot December 5, 1997
15042 Anndavgui December 14, 1998
25625 Verdenet January 5, 2000
37044 Papymarcel October 27, 2000
67979 Michelory December 4, 2000
88795 Morvan September 20, 2001
98494 Marsupilami October 27, 2000
110393 Rammstein October 11, 2001
125592 Buthiers December 15, 2001
125718 Jemasalomon December 15, 2001
135268 Haigneré September 20, 2001
155142 Tenagra October 26, 2005
157747 Mandryka February 2, 2006
158222 Manicolas September 20, 2001
172850 Coppens March 3, 2005
181279 Iapyx January 22, 2006
181627 Philgeluck December 8, 2006
184275 Laffra January 6, 2005
184878 Gotlib October 26, 2005
198993 Epoigny November 20, 2005
205424 Bibracte April 13, 2001
221230 Sanaloria October 30, 2005
221465 Rapa Nui January 28, 2006
224592 Carnac December 22, 2005
224617 Micromégas December 22, 2005
227641 Nothomb January 28, 2006
227767 Enkibilal October 20, 2006
229631 Cluny March 4, 2006
231307 Peterfalk January 28, 2006
233383 Assisneto March 4, 2006
236463 Bretécher March 18, 2006
243285 Fauvaud February 11, 2008
250840 Motörhead October 30, 2005
255308 Christianzuber November 20, 2005
260508 Alagna March 3, 2005
261690 Jodorowsky December 24, 2005
262876 Davidlynch January 21, 2007
266854 Sezenaksu October 24, 2009
(274213) 2008 JA6 May 5, 2008
(278197) 2007 EL12 March 9, 2007
(291325) 2006 BG191 January 29, 2006
(292991) 2006 WB1 November 17, 2006
(293499) 2007 GP5 April 14, 2007
(308197) 2005 EV27 March 3, 2005
(320880) 2008 GV21 April 11, 2008
(332183) 2006 BE186 January 28, 2006
348034 Deslorieux October 24, 2003
(348383) 2005 GA33 April 2, 2005
(361450) 2007 BM73 January 21, 2007
(362316) 2009 VT44 November 15, 2009
(369423) 2009 WV195 January 28, 2006
(371220) 2006 BD8 January 22, 2006
(374354) 2005 UU158 October 30, 2005
(375007) 2007 GQ5 April 14, 2007
(375176) 2008 DN21 February 28, 2008
(381048) 2006 WA1 November 17, 2006
(383492) 2007 BK50 January 21, 2007
(383508) 2007 CV18 February 9, 2007
(388370) 2006 UT62 October 20, 2006

Jean-Claude Merlin (born 1954) is a French astronomer, founder-president of the Société Astronomique de Bourgogne (Burgundy Astronomical Society). He was laureate of the Marcel Bleustein-Blanchet Fondation de la Vocation in 1982 and received the Prix Georges Bidault de l'Isle of the Société astronomique de France in 1999.[1]

The main-belt asteroid 57658 Nilrem is named after him.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prix, Médailles et Récompenses décernés par la Société Astronomique de France". Société Astronomique de France. Retrieved 2008-07-21.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  2. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. 2004-03-08. Retrieved 2008-07-21. 

External links[edit]

Visit his web page at : http://station504.pagesperso-orange.fr/