Graham E. Bell

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Minor planets discovered: 56 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

Graham E. Bell is an American amateur astronomer and prolific discoverer of minor planets.

Along with amateur astronomer Gary Hug, he operates the U.S. Farpoint Observatory in Eskridge, Kansas.

He is credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of 56 numbered minor planets between 1998 and 2000.[1] He also co-discovered 178P/Hug-Bell, a periodic comet.

List of discovered minor planets[edit]

18055 Fernhildebrandt 11 October 1999 list[A]
19619 Bethbell 16 August 1999 list
19630 Janebell 2 September 1999 list
20673 Janelle 3 November 1999 list
21651 Mission Valley 19 July 1999 list
22791 Twarog 14 June 1999 list
(22821) 1999 RS33 2 September 1999 list[A]
23989 Farpoint 3 September 1999 list[A]
24265 Banthonytwarog 13 December 1999 list[A]
24305 Darrellparnell 26 December 1999 list[A]
24308 Cowenco 29 December 1999 list[A]
25594 Kessler 29 December 1999 list[A]
(25595) 1999 YD9 29 December 1999 list[A]
(26436) 1999 YV4 28 December 1999 list[A]
(38249) 1999 QJ2 24 August 1999 list
(38604) 1999 YJ4 27 December 1999 list[A]
(40331) 1999 MS1 17 June 1999 list[A]
(40437) 1999 RU33 6 September 1999 list[A]
(40438) 1999 RV33 6 September 1999 list[A]
(41057) 1999 VU22 12 November 1999 list[A]
(42925) 1999 TC6 6 October 1999 list[A]
(43031) 1999 VY25 14 November 1999 list[A]
(45178) 1999 XW143 13 December 1999 list[A]
(45253) 1999 YU4 28 December 1999 list[A]
(45255) 1999 YK13 31 December 1999 list[A]
(49300) 1998 VZ5 13 November 1998 list[A]
(49705) 1999 VC19 11 November 1999 list[A]
(49976) 1999 YR4 28 December 1999 list[A]
(49977) 1999 YS4 28 December 1999 list[A]
(59803) 1999 QH2 22 August 1999 list
(59829) 1999 RZ32 7 September 1999 list[A]
(60268) 1999 XU38 6 December 1999 list[A]
(74595) 1999 QP 20 August 1999 list[A]
(75013) 1999 UJ4 29 October 1999 list[A]
(75071) 1999 VB19 11 November 1999 list[A]
(75076) 1999 VE22 12 November 1999 list[A]
(75551) 1999 YL4 27 December 1999 list[A]
(85877) 1999 CD8 13 February 1999 list[A]
(91529) 1999 RL193 13 September 1999 list[A]
(91903) 1999 VA19 10 November 1999 list[A]
(101615) 1999 CD9 14 February 1999 list[A]
(102218) 1999 TA6 5 October 1999 list[A]
(102219) 1999 TB6 6 October 1999 list[A]
(102625) 1999 VX27 15 November 1999 list[A]
(121072) 1999 DP3 17 February 1999 list[A]
(121184) 1999 NH 5 July 1999 list[A]
(121764) 1999 YH13 31 December 1999 list[A]
(137812) 1999 YU14 31 December 1999 list[A]
(148186) 2000 BG 16 January 2000 list[A]
(181886) 1999 RP32 9 September 1999 list[A]
(185753) 1999 RM193 13 September 1999 list[A]
(192591) 1999 CE8 13 February 1999 list[A]
(216935) 1999 RJ43 13 September 1999 list[A]
(231776) 1999 XM127 10 December 1999 list[A]
(326317) 1999 VN23 13 November 1999 list[A]
(350344) 2012 UQ105 6 November 1999 list[A]
Co-discovery made with:
A G. Hug

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 4 September 2016. Retrieved 24 September 2016.