Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory

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Minor planets discovered: 121 [1]
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The Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory in Andrushivka, northern Ukraine

Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory (Ukrainian: Андрушівська астрономічна обсерваторія) is a private astronomical observatory in the town suburbs of Andrushivka, Zhytomyr Oblast, Ukraine. It was established in 2001.[2] The founder and director of the observatory is Yuri Ivashchenko. The observatory has IAU observatory code A50.[3]

On September 18, 2003 the observatory discovered a main-belt asteroid, which was later named after the town, 133293 Andrushivka.[4] On October 17, 2007, 175636 Zvyagel was discovered at the observatory. It was named Zvyagel as it was the 750th anniversary of the city.[5] On August 25, 2008 another main belt asteroid was discovered which was named 274301 Wikipedia after the encyclopedia in January 2013.[6]

List of discovered minor planets[edit]

More than a hundred minor planets were discovered at the Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory, not counting yet unnumbered bodies such as the near-Earth object of the Apollo group, 2008 KB12, for which the observatory will be likely credited with its discovery by the Minor Planet Center.[1]

117240 Zhytomyr 19 September 2004 list
133293 Andrushivka 18 September 2003 list
152217 Akosipov 10 September 2005 list
155116 Verkhivnya 8 October 2005 list
159011 Radomyshl 7 October 2004 list
159181 Berdychiv 29 October 2005 list
161962 Galchyn 27 April 2007 list
175636 Zvyagel 17 October 2007 list
177982 Popilnia 17 August 2006 list
181249 Tkachenko 30 October 2005 list
185250 Korostyshiv 17 October 2006 list
190026 Iskorosten 16 August 2004 list
199986 Chervone 9 May 2007 list
202778 Dmytria 16 October 2007 list
207585 Lubar 17 August 2006 list
(207653) 2007 OS3 18 July 2007 list
207695 Olgakopyl 8 September 2007 list
207899 Grinmalia 21 October 2008 list
212465 Goroshky 23 August 2006 list
212723 Klitschko 14 September 2007 list
214487 Baranivka 29 October 2005 list
216451 Irsha 19 April 2009 list
216910 Vnukov 13 May 2009 list
217420 Olevsk 31 August 2005 list
220418 Golovyno 23 September 2003 list
221073 Ovruch 23 September 2005 list
(226858) 2004 TY13 8 October 2004 list
227326 Narodychi 11 October 2005 list
(235615) 2004 PS104 13 August 2004 list
239307 Kruchynenko 24 August 2007 list
240381 Emilchyne 29 September 2003 list
241192 Pulyny 21 September 2007 list
241538 Chudniv 10 March 2010 list
243204 Kubanchoria 16 October 2007 list
245890 Krynychenka 25 August 2006 list
246132 Lugyny 9 July 2007 list
246164 Zdvyzhensk 22 August 2007 list
251001 Sluch 28 July 2006 list
251018 Liubirena 16 August 2006 list
251449 Olexakorol' 11 February 2008 list
253536 Tymchenko 22 September 2003 list
261291 Fucecchio 31 October 2005 list
262418 Samofalov 17 October 2006 list
(263349) 2008 CN117 11 February 2008 list
(266574) 2008 HK3 24 April 2008 list
269245 Catastini 27 August 2008 list
269251 Kolomna 26 August 2008 list
269252 Bogdanstupka 27 August 2008 list
274300 UNESCO 25 August 2008 list
274301 Wikipedia 25 August 2008 list
274333 Voznyukigor 2 September 2008 list
274334 Kyivplaniy 3 September 2008 list
274843 Mykhailopetrenko 24 August 2009 list
(275225) 2009 WO215 20 November 2009 list
(278386) 2007 NK2 13 July 2007 list
278609 Avrudenko 5 August 2008 list
(278645) 2008 RQ22 4 September 2008 list
281459 Kyrylenko 27 September 2008 list
(284754) 2008 VD13 6 November 2008 list
(287875) 2003 SV313 29 September 2003 list
290127 Linakostenko 29 August 2005 list
(291855) 2006 ON14 28 July 2006 list
291923 Kuzmaskryabin 16 August 2006 list
293707 Govoradloanatoly 16 August 2007 list
(294814) 2008 CJ117 11 February 2008 list
(295329) 2008 HG2 24 April 2008 list
(295492) 2008 RT22 5 September 2008 list
(295841) 2008 VT13 7 November 2008 list
(295842) 2008 VN14 7 November 2008 list
296987 Piotrflin 11 March 2010 list
300932 Kyslyuk 11 February 2008 list
302932 Francoballoni 29 September 2003 list
(311784) 2006 UT61 17 October 2006 list
(311786) 2006 UW62 17 October 2006 list
315276 Yurigradovsky 1 October 2007 list
(315492) 2008 AV 4 January 2008 list
316084 Mykolapokropyvny 26 May 2009 list
318794 Uglia 25 September 2005 list
325368 Ihorhuk 25 August 2008 list
(325372) 2008 RS22 5 September 2008 list
(328509) 2009 QC10 21 August 2009 list
(329637) 2003 SV126 19 September 2003 list
(330753) 2008 ST148 27 September 2008 list
332084 Vasyakulbeda 29 October 2005 list
(332409) 2007 NH2 13 July 2007 list
(332434) 2007 UZ4 16 October 2007 list
(335416) 2005 UR12 29 October 2005 list
(336094) 2008 HN3 24 April 2008 list
(336470) 2008 VQ14 8 November 2008 list
(341109) 2007 LQ 8 June 2007 list
(342666) 2008 VC13 6 November 2008 list
(345848) 2007 OX2 18 July 2007 list
348239 Societadante 20 September 2004 list
(352167) 2007 RN39 8 September 2007 list
(352654) 2008 QJ24 25 August 2008 list
(355683) 2008 FE7 28 March 2008 list
(361329) 2006 UU61 17 October 2006 list
(361674) 2007 UB5 16 October 2007 list
(369274) 2009 QD10 21 August 2009 list
(379350) 2009 WG132 20 November 2009 list
(379355) 2009 WJ159 20 November 2009 list
(384074) 2008 VM14 7 November 2008 list
(386102) 2007 RL39 8 September 2007 list
(386167) 2007 UL3 16 October 2007 list
(388057) 2005 TS49 7 October 2005 list
(388952) 2008 TZ26 8 October 2008 list
(391834) 2008 SW148 27 September 2008 list
(394805) 2008 RY77 6 September 2008 list
(398474) 2011 UK127 16 August 2007 list
(399673) 2004 SW19 19 September 2004 list
(402964) 2007 UP3 17 October 2007 list
(417571) 2006 UX214 17 October 2006 list
(417883) 2007 QR3 23 August 2007 list
(418691) 2008 UR6 22 October 2008 list
(424648) 2008 PH18 7 August 2008 list
(432232) 2009 HQ58 25 April 2009 list
(436049) 2009 QE30 24 August 2009 list
(436371) 2010 NJ3 15 July 2010 list
(438570) 2007 UM3 16 October 2007 list
(440794) 2006 OO14 28 July 2006 list
(456963) 2008 AN87 12 January 2008 list
All discoveries were credited by the MPC with Andrushivka

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 4 September 2016. Retrieved 2 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Andrushivka". Ukraine Vacation Guide. Archived from the original on 1 November 2011. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  3. ^ "List Of Observatory Codes". IAU Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2009-08-12. 
  4. ^ "133293 Andrushivka (2003 SA33)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2 November 2016. 
  5. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (1 August 2009). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names: Addendum to Fifth Edition: 2006 - 2008. Springer. p. 194. ISBN 978-3-642-01964-7. Retrieved 10 November 2011. 
  6. ^ IAU Minor Planet Circular 82403 (January 27, 2013)

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 50°00′00″N 28°59′50″E / 50.00000°N 28.99722°E / 50.00000; 28.99722