Jun Chen

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Asteroids discovered: 11
(15807) 1994 GV9[1] April 15, 1994
(15820) 1994 TB[1] October 2, 1994
(15874) 1996 TL66[1][2][3] October 9, 1996
(15883) 1997 CR29[1][2] February 3, 1997
(20108) 1995 QZ9[1] August 29, 1995
(20161) 1996 TR66[1][2][3] October 8, 1996
(32929) 1995 QY9[1] August 31, 1995
(33001) 1997 CU29[1][2][3] February 6, 1997
(58534) 1997 CQ29[1][2][3] February 4, 1997
79360 Sila-Nunam[1][2][3] February 3, 1997
(118228) 1996 TQ66[1][2][3] October 8, 1996
  1. 1 with David C. Jewitt
  2. 2 with Chadwick A. Trujillo
  3. 3 with Jane X. Luu

Jun Chen is a Chinese American astronomer.

She obtained her BS at Beijing University in 1990, and obtained her Ph.D. from the University of Hawaii in 1997.[1]

Working together with David Jewitt and Jane Luu and other astronomers, she has co-discovered a number of Kuiper belt objects.[2]

She is currently working as a software developer in private industry.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alumni (alphabetical listing)". University of Hawaii Institute of Astronomy. Retrieved 5 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Zuppero, A. "Discovery of Abundant, Accessible Hydrocarbons Nearly Everywhere in the Solar System". Retrieved 5 June 2011.