Marco Cavagna

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Asteroids discovered: 19
7199 Brianza[1] March 28, 1994
7848 Bernasconi[2] February 22, 1996
8106 Carpino[2] December 23, 1994
8935 Beccaria[2] January 11, 1997
13777 Cielobuio[2] October 20, 1998
16682 Donati[1] March 18, 1994
19287 Paronelli[2] February 22, 1996
19318 Somanah[4] December 2, 1996
23571 Zuaboni[5] January 1, 1995
(31254) 1998 DK23[6] February 27, 1998
33035 Pareschi[2] September 27, 1997
(33151) 1998 DY11[7] February 25, 1998
35316 Monella[2] January 11, 1997
(55854) 1996 VS1[6] November 8, 1996
69971 Tanzi November 18, 1998
(79382) 1997 GC4[6] April 8, 1997
(85433) 1997 CJ22[1][2] February 13, 1997
(185688) 1997 CC6[2] February 6, 1997
(185733) 1998 WW30[2] November 28, 1998
  1. 1 with Valter Giuliani
  2. 2 with Augusto Testa
  3. 3 with Piero Sicoli
  4. 4 with Francesco Manca
  5. 5 with Emanuela Galliani
  6. 6 with Paolo Chiavenna
  7. 7 with Pierangelo Ghezzi

Marco Cavagna (1958 – August 9, 2005) was an Italian amateur astronomer.

During his career, Cavagna discovered numerous asteroids, operating from the Osservatorio Astronomico Sormano (Sormano Astronomical Observatory) in Italy. In addition, one asteroid, 10149 Cavagna, has been named after him in 1999.

Cavagna died of a stroke on August 9, 2005. The 50 cm. R/C telescope in Sormano Observatory is now named after him.

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