Paolo Chiavenna

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Minor planets discovered: 15
(9796) 1996 HW[1] April 19, 1996
11145 Emanuelli[2] August 29, 1997
15379 Alefranz[2] August 29, 1997
(17614) 1995 UT7[2] October 27, 1995
27900 Cecconi[3] September 7, 1996
(29424) 1997 BV4[4] January 29, 1997
(31254) 1998 DK23[5] February 27, 1998
35270 Molinari[3] September 7, 1996
(37706) 1996 RN[3] September 8, 1996
(39734) 1996 XG26[1] December 14, 1996
(55854) 1996 VS1[5] November 8, 1996
(79382) 1997 GC4[5] April 8, 1997
(79472) 1998 AX4[4] January 6, 1998
(97356) 2000 AY27[4] January 5, 2000
(120679) 1997 BW4[4] January 29, 1997
  1. 1 with Francesco Manca
  2. 2 with Piero Sicoli
  3. 3 with Valter Giuliani
  4. 4 with Augusto Testa
  5. 5 with Marco Cavagna

Paolo Chiavenna is an Italian astronomer who is active at the Sormano Astronomical Observatory in the north Italian province of Como. The observatory was founded in 1987 and is a member of the GIA (Gruppo Italiano Astrometristi), an Italian association of amateur astronomers who specialize in the observation of minor bodies. Chiavenna’s activities there include photography, software development and observation, during the course of which he has discovered a number of asteroids.

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