Sylvain Arend

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Asteroids discovered: 51
1127 Mimi 13 January 1929
1171 Rusthawelia 3 October 1930
1262 Sniadeckia 23 March 1933
1263 Varsavia 23 March 1933
1281 Jeanne 25 August 1933
1286 Banachiewicza 25 August 1933
1287 Lorcia 25 August 1933
1313 Berna 24 August 1933
1314 Paula 16 September 1933
1315 Bronislawa 16 September 1933
1348 Michel 23 March 1933
1352 Wawel 3 February 1935
1563 Noël 7 March 1943
1565 Lemaître 25 November 1948
1570 Brunonia 9 October 1948
1573 Väisälä 27 October 1949
1576 Fabiola 30 September 1948
1579 Herrick 30 September 1948
1583 Antilochus 19 September 1950
1591 Baize 31 May 1951
1592 Mathieu 1 June 1951
1593 Fagnes 1 June 1951
1613 Smiley 16 September 1950
1625 The NORC 1 September 1953
1633 Chimay 3 March 1929
1639 Bower 12 September 1951
1640 Nemo 31 August 1951
1652 Hergé 9 August 1953
1683 Castafiore 19 September 1950
1717 Arlon 8 January 1954
1787 Chiny 19 September 1950
1887 Virton 5 October 1950
1916 Boreas 1 September 1953
1969 Alain 3 February 1935
2084 Okayama 7 February 1935
2109 Dhotel 13 October 1950
2231 Durrell 21 September 1941
2265 Verbaandert 17 February 1950
2277 Moreau 18 February 1950
2455 Somville 5 October 1950
2513 Baetslé 19 September 1950
2538 Vanderlinden 30 October 1954
2642 Vésale 14 September 1961
2666 Gramme 8 October 1951
2689 Bruxelles 3 February 1935
2866 Hardy 7 October 1961
2973 Paola 10 January 1951
3228 Pire 8 February 1935
3346 Gerla 27 September 1951
3755 Lecointe 19 September 1950
3920 Aubignan 28 November 1948

Sylvain Julien Victor Arend (6 August 1902 – 18 February 1992) was a Belgian astronomer born in Robelmont, Luxembourg province, Belgium. His main interest was astrometry.

Together with Georges Roland, he discovered the bright comet C/1956 R1 (Arend-Roland). He also discovered or co-discovered the periodic comets 49P/Arend-Rigaux and 50P/Arend, Nova Scuti 1952, and a number of asteroids, including notably the Amor asteroid 1916 Boreas and the Trojan asteroid 1583 Antilochus. He also discovered 1652 Hergé which is named after Hergé, the creator of The Adventures of Tintin. The asteroid 1563 Noël is named after his son, Emanuel Arend.

In 1948 Arend started together with sixteen other people the skeptic organisation Comité Para.