S. Cofré

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Minor planets discovered: 11 [1]
1973 Colocolo July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
1974 Caupolican July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
1992 Galvarino July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
2028 Janequeo July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
2654 Ristenpart July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
4878 Gilhutton July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
(5659) 1968 OA1 July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
(8605) 1968 OH July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
(17350) 1968 OJ July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
(27655) 1968 OK July 18, 1968 [1] MPC
43722 Carloseduardo July 18, 1968 [1] MPC

1 discovered with Carlos Torres

S. Cofré is or was a Chilean astronomer of the University of Chile,[citation needed] and co-discoverer of 11 minor planets together with Chilean astronomer Carlos Torres from the Cerro El Roble astronomical observatory, Chile, in 1968.[1] One of his co-discoveries is the 10-kilometer sized inner main-belt asteroid and member of the Eos family, 1992 Galvarino, named for the 16th century Mapuche warrior.[2][3]

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  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 23 May 2016. Retrieved June 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (1992) Galvarino. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 161. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved March 2016. 
  3. ^ "1992 Galvarino (1968 OD)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved March 2016.