Stefano Sposetti

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Flyby of Asteroid 2004 FH in March 2004. The other object that flashes by is an artificial satellite. Images were by Stefano Sposetti and composite by Raoul Behrend of Geneva Observatory
Asteroids discovered: 153
12931 Mario October 7, 1999
12932 Conedera October 10, 1999
15077 Edyalge February 2, 1999
16110 Paganetti November 28, 1999
17190 Retopezzoli November 28, 1999
(18056) 1999 TV15 October 11, 1999
18872 Tammann November 8, 1999
18874 Raoulbehrend November 8, 1999
(19715) 1999 UA4 October 27, 1999
20624 Dariozanetti October 9, 1999
21650 Tilgner July 17, 1999
22769 Aurelianora January 19, 1999
22898 Falce October 10, 1999
(25397) 1999 VY10 November 7, 1999
(26321) 1998 VT5 November 11, 1998
(27249) 1999 WO8 November 28, 1999
29753 Silvo February 10, 1999
31555 Wheeler March 7, 1999
33433 Maurilia March 14, 1999
(33445) 1999 FB21 March 23, 1999
(34125) 2000 QZ August 23, 2000
(34126) 2000 QA1 August 23, 2000
(36447) 2000 QB1 August 23, 2000
(38679) 2000 QX August 22, 2000
(41204) 1999 WX8 November 28, 1999
(41205) 1999 WZ8 November 28, 1999
(41301) 1999 XP127 December 6, 1999
41979 Lelumacri December 22, 2000
(43027) 1999 VA23 November 12, 1999
(43028) 1999 VE23 November 12, 1999
(43087) 1999 WW8 November 28, 1999
45027 Cosquer November 28, 1999
(45074) 1999 XA38 December 6, 1999
(45075) 1999 XB38 December 6, 1999
45261 Decoen January 2, 2000
45305 Paulscherrer January 4, 2000
47164 Ticino October 10, 1999
47494 Gerhardangl January 4, 2000
(47981) 2000 WG183 November 30, 2000
50033 Perelman January 3, 2000
53252 Sardegna March 13, 1999
53468 Varros January 2, 2000
54522 Menaechmus August 23, 2000
56100 Luisapolli January 24, 1999
59239 Alhazen February 7, 1999
61195 Martinoli July 28, 2000
61384 Arturoromer August 22, 2000
61386 Namikoshi August 24, 2000
61401 Schiff August 25, 2000
61402 Franciseveritt August 25, 2000
62071 Voegtli September 8, 2000
63129 Courtemanche November 30, 2000
66939 Franscini November 28, 1999
67085 Oppenheimer January 4, 2000
67235 Fairbank March 5, 2000
70179 Beppechiara August 21, 1999
70446 Pugh October 10, 1999
70737 Stenflo November 8, 1999
70942 Vandanashiva November 28, 1999
72042 Dequeiroz December 17, 2000
72632 Coralina March 23, 2001
74818 Iten October 7, 1999
75063 Koestler November 1, 1999
75569 IRSOL January 2, 2000
80135 Zanzanini October 7, 1999
(87644) 2000 RJ77 September 8, 2000
(87645) 2000 RK77 September 9, 2000
88146 Castello November 30, 2000
91428 Cortesi August 20, 1999
91429 Michelebianda August 30, 1999
91898 Margnetti November 8, 1999
92525 Delucchi July 28, 2000
92585 Fumagalli August 7, 2000
92614 Kazutami August 23, 2000
(92615) 2000 QR1 August 23, 2000
(92616) 2000 QU1 August 24, 2000
(93949) 2000 WZ178 November 30, 2000
96876 Andreamanna October 7, 1999
97069 Stek November 12, 1999
97186 Tore November 11, 1999
(98873) 2001 BO11 January 20, 2001
(102223) 1999 TE12 October 10, 1999
(102224) 1999 TG12 October 10, 1999
(102617) 1999 VC23 November 12, 1999
(102619) 1999 VK23 November 12, 1999
(103289) 2000 AF42 January 2, 2000
(105251) 2000 QP6 August 24, 2000
(107676) 2001 FD10 March 17, 2001
(121517) 1999 UO11 October 31, 1999
(121541) 1999 UZ51 October 31, 1999
(123499) 2000 WY178 November 30, 2000
(123612) 2000 YL16 December 22, 2000
(123955) 2001 FC10 March 17, 2001
(134793) 2000 EH15 March 5, 2000
(137498) 1999 VP8 November 7, 1999
(137636) 1999 WS8 November 28, 1999
(138543) 2000 QR6 August 25, 2000
(145988) 2000 BC4 January 26, 2000
(148448) 2000 YB1 December 17, 2000
(156474) 2002 CN46 February 11, 2002
(164358) 2005 DB February 16, 2005
(164360) 2005 EL2 March 1, 2005
(164915) 1999 XC38 December 6, 1999
(167853) 2005 DN February 26, 2005
(168473) 1999 QU1 August 20, 1999
(170974) 2005 CN25 February 4, 2005
(171552) 1999 TD12 October 10, 1999
(171579) 1999 VD23 November 12, 1999
(172836) 2005 CX37 February 7, 2005
(178116) 2006 TK7 October 10, 2006
(185748) 1999 NX4 July 15, 1999
(187461) 2005 XM65 December 7, 2005
(189521) 2000 OB7 July 30, 2000
(190167) 2005 UW158 October 26, 2005
(191093) 2002 EF March 3, 2002
(196800) 2003 SX200 September 25, 2003
(199194) 2006 AO January 3, 2006
(200511) 2001 BN11 January 16, 2001
(207174) 2005 CK67 February 15, 2005
(207175) 2005 CL67 February 15, 2005
(211211) 2002 PR11 August 5, 2002
215868 Rohrer March 12, 2005
(219164) 1999 TA14 October 11, 1999
(219202) 1999 VZ10 November 7, 1999
(227545) 2005 YZ128 December 25, 2005
(236194) 2005 WD57 November 20, 2005
(245494) 2005 QX56 August 29, 2005
(257692) 1999 WT8 November 28, 1999
(260483) 2005 CO38 February 9, 2005
(261581) 2005 XD8 December 6, 2005
(261582) 2005 XE8 December 6, 2005
(262776) 2006 YA12 December 22, 2006
(262777) 2006 YR12 December 23, 2006
(262778) 2006 YZ12 December 25, 2006
(268227) 2005 ED30 March 4, 2005
(285405) 1999 UZ3 October 26, 1999
(290870) 2005 WE57 November 20, 2005
(290873) 2005 WA58 November 11, 2005
(293155) 2006 YX12 December 24, 2006
(293156) 2006 YK14 December 25, 2006
(301934) 2000 AE48 January 3, 2000
(303472) 2005 CM67 February 15, 2005
(308182) 2005 CN38 February 8, 2005
(311523) 2005 XZ77 December 9, 2005
(312154) 2007 UU6 October 22, 2007
(313020) 1999 XZ37 December 6, 1999
(330065) 2005 VQ5 November 10, 2005
(330393) 2006 YJ14 December 24, 2006
332326 Aresi December 27, 2006
(356274) 2009 YC7 December 16, 2009
(363033) 1999 QN2 August 30, 1999
(370857) 2005 EK2 March 1, 2005
(383475) 2007 AU8 January 11, 2007
(384458) 2010 BM2 January 18, 2010
(387934) 2005 CV37 February 6, 2005
(400337) 2007 UZ65 October 3, 2007

Stefano Sposetti (born December 22, 1958) is a Swiss astronomer.[1] He lives in Gnosca, Switzerland. Sposetti took images of the Aten asteroid 2004 FH which made a close (closer than the moon) flyby of planet Earth.

Sposetti is a prolific discoverer of minor planets.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dauvergne, J. L. (21 February 2011). "L’impact d’une météorite sur la Lune observé par deux amateurs" (in French). Ciel et Espace. Retrieved 15 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "Minor Planet Discoverers (Alphabetically)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 15 March 2011.