Anton Staus

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Asteroids discovered: 1 [1]
335 Roberta September 1, 1892

Anton Staus (September 5, 1872 – July 21, 1955) was a German astronomer.

As a young man, he discovered the inner main-belt asteroid 335 Roberta at Heidelberg Observatory in 1892.[2] It was the 12th asteroid that was discovered using photography.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 23 May 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (335) Roberta. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 43. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 
  3. ^ Kutter, A. (December 1957). "Nachruf auf Anton Staus (Obituary)". Mitteilungen der Astronomischen Gesellschaft (in German). 9: 5. Bibcode:1958MitAG...9....5K. Retrieved 6 July 2016. 

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