Violeta G. Ivanova

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Asteroids discovered: 12
3860 Plovdiv[1] August 8, 1986
4102 Gergana October 15, 1988
4893 Seitter[1] August 9, 1986
5950 Leukippos[1] August 9, 1986
7079 Baghdad[1] September 5, 1986
9732 Juchnovski[2] September 24, 1984
9936 Al-Biruni[1] August 8, 1986
11852 Shoumen[2] September 10, 1988
(13498) 1986 PX[1] August 6, 1986
14342 Iglika[1] September 23, 1984
(22283) 1986 PY[1] August 6, 1986
  1. 1 with E. W. Elst
  2. 2 with V. Shkodrov

Violeta Ivanova (Виолета Иванова) is a Bulgarian astronomer.

She has discovered numerous asteroids. She works at the Institute of Astronomy, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences[1] and has made her discoveries at the Smolyan Observatory, which became the Rozhen National Observatory (at the Mount of Rozhen in the Rhodopes) some time after 2002. The asteroid 4365 Ivanova was named after her.

She sometimes signs Violeta G. Ivanova. She should not be confused with V. V. Ivanova (who also signs V. F. Ivanova), now of the Institute of Physics, University of St. Petersburg, St. Petergof, Russia, previously with the Institut Geokhimii i Analiticheskoi Khimii (Vernadskii Institute of Geochemistry and Analytical Chemistry), Moscow.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "In Brief". CNN Tech. September 2, 1999. Retrieved 18 December 2010.