Jeff T. Alu

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Asteroids discovered: 24
4132 Bartók March 12, 1988
4221 Picasso March 13, 1988
5230 Asahina March 10, 1988
(5639) 1989 PE [1] August 9, 1989
(6037) 1988 EG March 12, 1988
6335 Nicolerappaport [1] July 5, 1992
(6382) 1988 EL March 14, 1988
(6611) 1993 VW [1] November 9, 1993
(7825) 1991 TL1 October 10, 1991
(9058) 1992 JB [2] May 1, 1992
(10115) 1992 SK [1] September 24, 1992
(10302) 1989 ML [1] June 29, 1989
(11279) 1989 TC [1] October 1, 1989
(13030) 1989 PF [1] August 9, 1989
(15704) 1987 SE7 [1] September 20, 1987
(17511) 1992 QN [1] August 29, 1992
(26841) 1991 TY1 October 10, 1991
(27708) 1987 WP [1] November 20, 1987
(43769) 1988 EK March 10, 1988
(48469) 1991 TQ1 October 10, 1991
(52307) 1991 TH1 October 12, 1991
(79186) 1993 QN[1] August 20, 1993
(161998) 1988 PA August 9, 1988
(161999) 1989 RC[1] September 5, 1989
  1. 1 with Eleanor F. Helin
  2. 2 with Kenneth J. Lawrence

Jeffrey (Jeff) Thomas Alu is an American musician, photographer, graphic artist, and amateur astronomer who has participated in the Palomar Planet-Crossing Asteroid Survey.[1]

Alu has discovered several Near-Earth asteroids as well as some in the asteroid belt. He also co-discovered the periodic comets 117P/Helin-Roman-Alu and 132P/Helin-Roman-Alu. The asteroid 4104 Alu was named in his honour.[1]

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  1. ^ a b Luz D. Schamdel (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planets. Springer. p. 350. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 

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