Walter Ferreri

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Asteroids discovered: 14
3625 Fracastoro April 27, 1984
3778 Regge April 26, 1984
4061 Martelli March 19, 1988
4398 Chiara April 23, 1984
5003 Silvanominuto March 15, 1988
5022 Roccapalumba[1] April 23, 1984
5802 Casteldelpiano[1] April 27, 1984
6114 Dalla-Degregori[1] April 28, 1984
6289 Lanusei[1] April 28, 1984
7396 Brusin March 4, 1986
10738 Marcoaldo March 17, 1988
19968 Palazzolascaris March 19, 1988
(21007) 1988 FD3 March 19, 1988
(52267) 1986 EP2 March 4, 1986
  1. 1 with V. Zappalà

Walter Ferreri, originally from Buddusò in Sardinia, is an astronomer at Osservatorio Astronomico di Torino in Italy and a science writer. He is a member of the "Division III Commission 20 Positions & Motions of Minor Planets, Comets & Satellites" and the "Division III Planetary Systems Sciences" at the IAU. 3308 Ferreri is named after him for his contributions for and popularization of astronomy.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of minor planet names (5th rev. & enlarged ed.). Berlin: Springer-Verlag. p. 275. ISBN 9783540002383.