Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory

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Minor planets discovered: 55 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

The Santa Lucia Stroncone Astronomical Observatory (Italian: Osservatorio Astrometrico Santa Lucia Stroncone) is a astronomical observatory located at 350 metres (1,150 ft) altitude in Stroncone, near the city of Terni, in Umbria, north central Italy.

It is an active center for the discovery of asteroids. Stroncone is also known as IAU/MPC observatory 589. It is located at longitude 12º38'24"E, latitude 42º30'55"N.

The main-belt asteroid 5609 Stroncone, discovered by amateur astronomer Antonio Vagnozzi at Stroncone in 1993, was named after the suburb where the discovering observatory is located.[2]

List of discovered minor planets[edit]

6835 Molfino 30 April 1994 list
6923 Borzacchini 16 September 1993 list
7030 Colombini 18 December 1993 list
7132 Casulli 17 September 1993 list
7258 Pettarin 5 March 1994 list
7260 Metelli 18 March 1994 list
7306 Panizon 6 March 1994 list
7356 Casagrande 27 September 1995 list
7531 Pecorelli 24 September 1994 list
7680 Cari 16 April 1996 list
7714 Briccialdi 9 February 1996 list
7782 Mony 7 February 1994 list
7790 Miselli 28 February 1995 list
7963 Falcinelli 1 February 1995 list
8112 Cesi 3 May 1995 list
8192 Tonucci 10 September 1993 list
8193 Ciaurro 17 September 1993 list
8230 Perona 8 October 1997 list
8555 Mirimao 3 June 1995 list
8897 Defelice 22 September 1995 list
9397 Lombardi 6 September 1994 list
10573 Piani 29 November 1994 list
11600 Cipolla 26 September 1995 list
11977 Leonrisoldi 19 July 1995 list
12442 Beltramemass 23 February 1996 list
19306 Voves 12 October 1996 list
21192 Seccisergio 2 July 1994 list
21662 Benigni 1 September 1999 list
(24047) 1999 TD6 6 October 1999 list
(24160) 1999 VS207 9 November 1999 list
29561 Iatteri 21 February 1998 list
(32921) 1995 EV 9 March 1995 list
(33066) 1997 VS6 3 November 1997 list
33135 Davidrisoldi 19 February 1998 list
(37906) 1998 FR73 28 March 1998 list
39677 Anagaribaldi 13 March 1996 list
(40725) 1999 SP9 30 September 1999 list
43841 Marcustacitus 17 April 1993 list
(44368) 1998 SR26 23 September 1998 list
(48810) 1997 VA7 14 November 1997 list
(55808) 1994 RN 7 September 1994 list
(65762) 1994 RG 4 September 1994 list
(65882) 1997 YR8 28 December 1997 list
(65966) 1998 HH8 24 April 1998 list
(74021) 1998 HP1 19 April 1998 list
(79242) 1994 RE 3 September 1994 list
(85588) 1998 FA15 25 March 1998 list
(96382) 1998 BW7 22 January 1998 list
(100296) 1995 FB 21 March 1995 list
(121334) 1999 TQ3 3 October 1999 list
(129608) 1997 YQ8 24 December 1997 list
(145728) 1994 RO 7 September 1994 list
(159381) 1998 FB 16 March 1998 list
(192332) 1995 FA 21 March 1995 list
(356975) 1994 TX1 9 October 1994 list

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 14 November 2016. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (5609) Stroncone. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 476. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 28 November 2016. 

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Coordinates: 42°30′55″N 12°38′24″E / 42.51528°N 12.64000°E / 42.51528; 12.64000