Fernando Pedichini

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Minor planets discovered: 1 [1]
(21291) 1996 VG6 12 November 1996 [2]A
A co-discovery with A. Boattini

Fernando Pedichini is an Italian astronomer at the National Institute for Astrophysics (INAF) and discoverer of an asteroid.[1][3]

In 1996, he co-discovered the main-belt asteroid (21291) 1996 VG6 together with Italian astronomer Andrea Boattini at the Campo Imperatore Observatory (599), where later the very successful Campo Imperatore Near-Earth Object Survey (CINEOS) took place.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 23 May 2016. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  2. ^ a b "21291 (1996 VG6)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 28 June 2016.
  3. ^ "E ritornammo a riveder le stelle... Nuovo osservatorio Astronomico nel Parco del Monte Rufeno" (in Italian). Orvieto. 16 September 2008. Retrieved 28 June 2016.