Andrea Di Paola

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Minor planets discovered: 11 [1]
7499 L'Aquila July 24, 1996 MPC[A]
(10589) 1996 OM2 July 23, 1996 MPC[A]
(10590) 1996 OP2 July 24, 1996 MPC[A]
11620 Susanagordon July 23, 1996 MPC[A]
(21337) 1997 BN9 January 17, 1997 MPC[A]
22451 Tymothycoons November 13, 1996 MPC[A]
(46673) 1996 OL2 July 23, 1996 MPC[A]
(65845) 1997 AK22 January 14, 1997 MPC[A]
(100514) 1997 AB24 January 15, 1997 MPC[A]
(100515) 1997 AM24 January 15, 1997 MPC[A]
(257513) 1997 AJ24 January 15, 1997 MPC[A]
A with A. Boattini

Andrea Di Paola (born 1970) is an Italian astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets.

He works at the Rome Observatory and has been significantly involved in the CINEOS project.[2] He is credited by the Minor Planet Center with the co-discovery of 11 numbered minor planets during 1996–1997, all made in collaboration with Italian astronomer Andrea Boattini.[1]

The main-belt asteroid 27130 Dipaola, discovered by Andrea Boattini and Maura Tombelli in 1998, is named in his honour.[2] Naming citation was published on 6 August 2003 (M.P.C. 49282).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 20 June 2016. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2006). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (27130) Dipaola, Addendum to Fifth Edition: 2003–2005. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 191. ISBN 978-3-540-34361-5. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 

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