Ametlla de Mar Observatory

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Ametlla de Mar Observatory
Code 946
Location L'Ametlla de Mar, Catalonia, Spain
Coordinates 40°55′44.16″N 0°47′28.5″E / 40.9289333°N 0.791250°E / 40.9289333; 0.791250Coordinates: 40°55′44.16″N 0°47′28.5″E / 40.9289333°N 0.791250°E / 40.9289333; 0.791250
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Ametlla de Mar Observatory is an astronomical observatory situated in L'Ametlla de Mar in the autonomous Catalonia region of Spain.[1] It has received the IAU observatory code 946 and is operated by Catalan astronomer Jaume Nomen. The observatory participates in the "Unicorn Project" and in the Minor Planet Astrometry group (Grup d'Estudis Astronòmics, GEA).[1]

The Minor Planet Center credits the Ametlla de Mar Observatory with the discovery of 12 numbered minor planets between 2001 and 2002. As of 2016, all numbered bodies remain unnamed and still display their provisional designation.[2]

Minor planets discovered: 12 [2]
see § List of discovered minor planets

List of discovered minor planets[edit]

(46248) 2001 HM22 25 April 2001 list
(52067) 2002 QE36 29 August 2002 list
(58051) 2002 YY2 28 December 2002 list
(78426) 2002 QY44 30 August 2002 list
(78559) 2002 RG154 14 September 2002 list
(84557) 2002 VC 1 November 2002 list
(94892) 2001 YE5 25 December 2001 list
(99205) 2001 HL22 25 April 2001 list
(133034) 2002 YZ2 28 December 2002 list
(142378) 2002 SJ1 27 September 2002 list
(143217) 2002 YA3 28 December 2002 list
(151519) 2002 QG36 30 August 2002 list

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Ametlla de Mar Observatory > Scientific Programms". Ametlla de Mar Observatory. Retrieved 16 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 14 November 2016. Retrieved 29 November 2016. 

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