François Mignard

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François Mignard (born 1949) is a French astronomer who is the director of CERGA (Centre de recherches en géodynamique et astrométrie) of the Observatoire de la Côte d'Azur.

He is an expert in space astrometry and solar system dynamics, Mignard is also involved in space missions such as the European Space Agency's Hipparcos and the Gaia mission. The minor planet 12898 Mignard is named after him [1]


  1. ^ Alan Chamberlin. "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". Retrieved 2012-04-19.