|181 Eucharis||2 February 1878||MPC|
He worked at Marseille Observatory, but according to Édouard Stephan, Cottenot's astronomy career was brief. He is credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of one minor planet, the outer main-belt asteroid 181 Eucharis, which he named for a nymph of the goddess Calypso.
- "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 20 June 2016. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
- Edouard Stephan. "L'Observatoire de Marseille : histoire depuis la Révolution" (in French). Archived from the original on 2004-07-25.
- Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (181) Eucharis. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 31. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
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