Aldo Di Clemente

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Asteroids discovered: 1 [1]
(26914) 1996 KC1 20 May 1996 MPC[A]
A with A. Boattini

Aldo Di Clemente (born 1948) is an Italian amateur astronomer (active 1996–1997). He has worked as a technician at the Campo Imperatore station of the Osservatorio astronomico di Roma (Astronomical Observatory of Rome) since 1982. His assistance was valuable in conducting the Campo Imperatore Near-Earth Object Survey (CINEOS).

The main-belt asteroid 91214 Diclemente, discovered by astronomers Andrea Boattini and Luciano Tesi in 1998, was named in his honour.[2] Naming citation was published on 15 December 2005 (M.P.C. 55724).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 20 June 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2006). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (91214) Diclemente, Addendum to Fifth Edition: 2003–2005. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 237. ISBN 978-3-540-34361-5. Retrieved 8 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 8 August 2016.