Louis Boyer (astronomer)

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This article is about the astronomer. For other people of the same name, see Louis Boyer (disambiguation).
Asteroids discovered: 40
1177 Gonnessia November 24, 1930
1211 Bressole December 2, 1931
1212 Francette December 3, 1931
1295 Deflotte November 25, 1933
1296 Andrée November 25, 1933
1301 Yvonne March 7, 1934
1338 Duponta December 4, 1934
1339 Désagneauxa December 4, 1934
1340 Yvette December 27, 1934
1343 Nicole March 29, 1935
1344 Caubeta April 1, 1935
1364 Safara November 18, 1935
1377 Roberbauxa February 14, 1936
1380 Volodia March 16, 1936
1392 Pierre March 16, 1936
1400 Tirela November 17, 1936
1412 Lagrula January 19, 1937
1413 Roucarie February 12, 1937
1414 Jérôme February 12, 1937
1415 Malautra March 4, 1937
1416 Renauxa March 4, 1937
1511 Daléra March 22, 1939
1574 Meyer March 22, 1949
1577 Reiss January 19, 1949
1594 Danjon November 23, 1949
1597 Laugier March 7, 1949
1598 Paloque February 11, 1950
1599 Giomus November 17, 1950
1601 Patry May 18, 1942
1606 Jekhovsky September 14, 1950
1616 Filipoff March 15, 1950
1617 Alschmitt March 20, 1952
1629 Pecker February 28, 1952
1630 Milet February 28, 1952
1649 Fabre February 27, 1951
1713 Bancilhon September 27, 1951
1714 Sy July 25, 1951
1851 Lacroute November 9, 1950
2021 Poincaré June 26, 1936
4422 Jarre October 17, 1942

Louis Boyer (1901–1999) was a French astronomer.

He worked at the Algiers Observatory and discovered a number of asteroids.

The asteroid 1215 Boyer (discovered in 1932) was named after him by his colleague in Algiers, Alfred Schmitt. In turn Boyer named the 1617 Alschmitt asteroid in honor of Schmitt.

Boyer also named 1713 Bancilhon after Odette Bancilhon his colleague and wife of astronomer Alfred Schmitt.