Rafael Pacheco

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Minor planets discovered: 57 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

Rafael Pacheco Hernández (born 1954 in Madrid) is a Spanish astronomer of Catalan origin and a prolific discoverer of asteroids, credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of numerous minor planets mostly in collaboration with astronomer Álvaro López-García.[1][2]

The asteroid 25001 Pacheco was named in his honor.[2]

List of discovered minor planets[edit]

9453 Mallorca 19 March 1998 list[A]
11350 Teresa 29 August 1997 list[A]
13424 Margalida 8 November 1999 list[A]
14097 Capdepera 11 August 1997 list[A]
14967 Madrid 6 August 1997 list[A]
16852 Nuredduna 21 December 1997 list[A]
(19506) 1998 MN4 18 June 1998 list[A]
(19756) 2000 EW50 9 March 2000 list[A]
(21654) 1999 PZ 5 August 1999 list[A]
(22526) 1998 FV15 22 March 1998 list[A]
(23700) 1997 OZ 25 July 1997 list[A]
(25010) 1998 PL1 14 August 1998 list[A]
(26965) 1997 RW2 3 September 1997 list[A]
27952 Atapuerca 11 August 1997 list[A]
(29452) 1997 RV2 3 September 1997 list[A]
(29453) 1997 RU6 5 September 1997 list[A]
(31102) 1997 NP2 4 July 1997 list[A]
(31103) 1997 OE2 29 July 1997 list[A]
(31116) 1997 QM4 29 August 1997 list[A]
(31651) 1999 HH2 19 April 1999 list[A]
(31782) 1999 KM6 21 May 1999 list[A]
35725 Tramuntana 27 March 1999 list[A]
(37777) 1997 GE32 12 April 1997 list[A]
(40039) 1998 KW26 21 May 1998 list[A]
(41058) 1999 VC24 8 November 1999 list[A]
(44906) 1999 VF23 8 November 1999 list[A]
(47096) 1999 AX25 15 January 1999 list[A]
(48860) 1998 HG24 24 April 1998 list[A]
(48961) 1998 QS26 22 August 1998 list[A]
(55866) 1997 PV4 11 August 1997 list[A]
(56216) 1999 HJ2 19 April 1999 list[A]
(58565) 1997 OC2 29 July 1997 list[A]
(58720) 1998 DD11 19 February 1998 list[A]
(59495) 1999 JB6 6 May 1999 list[A]
(66175) 1998 WD4 20 November 1998 list[A]
(69556) 1997 SA31 27 September 1997 list[A]
(74090) 1998 QU 18 August 1998 list[A]
(74566) 1999 NE5 10 July 1999 list[A]
(75078) 1999 VG23 8 November 1999 list[A]
(79401) 1997 HT2 25 April 1997 list[A]
(79425) 1997 OA1 25 July 1997 list[A]
(100753) 1998 FN1 19 March 1998 list[A]
(102618) 1999 VJ23 8 November 1999 list[A]
(129586) 1997 TE18 3 October 1997 list[A]
(129649) 1998 MM4 18 June 1998 list[A]
(137507) 1999 VH23 8 November 1999 list[A]
(147367) 2003 CA20 9 February 2003 list[A]
(152638) 1997 OD2 29 July 1997 list[A]
(152827) 1999 VA24 8 November 1999 list[A]
(170276) 2003 QH92 30 August 2003 list
(178383) 1997 PD4 5 August 1997 list[A]
(189422) 1997 OB2 29 July 1997 list[A]
(200129) 1997 SZ30 27 September 1997 list[A]
(213831) 2003 QG92 30 August 2003 list
(221994) 1997 PT4 11 August 1997 list[A]
(231764) 1999 VB24 8 November 1999 list[A]
(243580) 1997 PG1 5 August 1997 list[A]
Co-discovery made with:
A Á. López-G.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2006). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (25001) Pacheco, Addendum to Fifth Edition: 2003–2005. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 188. ISBN 978-3-540-34361-5. Retrieved 21 February 2017.