Kaast: Yasushi Imai (b. 1949) was the president of a planetarium manufacturing company from 1998 to 2009. Situated south of Prague on a hill above the Vltava river, it consists of two parts named Hradiště and Šance. John J. Kavelaars (b. 1966) is an associate research officer at the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics of the National Research Council of Canada and a co-discoverer of several dozen irregular satellites of the outer planets.
Jus: Named in honor of Raymond F. Jurgens (1937- ), a radar astronomer at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, who developed the data-acquisition system used for high-resolution delay-Doppler imaging of (4179) Toutatis in 1992. ) and on land at Plateaa (479 B.C.). It is a birthplace of metropolitan Ivan Ogienko (1882-1979), famous Ukrainian scientist, linguist and writer.
Stejacaji: Named for the first book of historical stories written in Japanese. He began systematic rocket research in 1928, and in 1930 his two-stage rockets reached an altitude of 1.5 km. The collected experience of decades of research went into his main scientific heritage, the three-volume Himmelsmechanik.
Kobirs: Named in honor of Paul W. Kervin, chief scientist for the Phillips Laboratory's Air Force Maui Optical Station (AMOS). As a batsman, Sobers scored 8032 runs in 160 Test innings, including 26 centuries and 365 (not out) against Pakistan in 1957-1958. He reported for the Helsinki Olympic Games in 1952 but died in Paris on the way home.
Tagne: Terresa Louise Dodge (b. 1985) was awarded third place in the 2003 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her environmental science project. Situated on the scenic "Route de Napoléon", it is well known for its cultivation of lavender and fruits for preserving. Ruckel Middle School, Niceville, Florida.
Wuangshiban: Named in honor of Wang Shouguan, member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and an unfailing friend of the discoverers. An active amateur astronomer, he is a representive of the Hokkaido Astronomical Liaison Group. Named for the African country, where the discoverer worked for many years, teaching the children of Finnish missionaries.
Beslodatto: Michel Chasles (1793-1880) was professor at the École Polytechnique and later at the Sorbonne. He made thousands of hours of observations for a search for planets orbiting other stars and a study of the stability of the solar spectrum. She assisted the Galileo mission fly-by of (243) Ida by determining the spin vector and a reference shape using ground-based observations, and she contributed to the ISO mission by interpreting infrared observations.
Catita: Named for great Czech national composer Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884) who wrote songs, piano pieces, chamber music, operas and instrumental wors. In 1986 he became professor in astronomy at the University of Rome, Tor Vergata. A member of the Circolo Culturale Astronomico di Farra since 1985, he was for many years chief auditor and then senior arbitrator in the club management.
Piandlonnetes: Jose Ramon Diaz Navarrete (b. 1986) was awarded second place in the 2004 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his computer science team project. Her research is focused on the connections of interstellar organic matter to the origin of life on the earth and other planets. He attends the Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology, Alexandria, Virginia, U.S.A.
Jorindis: Named in honor of Walter Anderson, chief executive officer of Entreé International and long-time supporter of space exploration, most notably via the International Space University. His attention to detail is recognized by his fellow artists. Since 1981 Staude has also served as editor-in-chief of the German journal Sterne und Weltraum.
Sannairienneuen: Jozef Breuer (1842-1925) was an Austrian physician who anticipated the process of psychoanalysis. ("Tony") McDonnell (b. 1938) is recognized for his research on cosmic dust. She has also made a quantitative evaluation of the post-Pinatubo NO2 reduction and recovery, based on ten years of ultraviolet and optical spectroscopic measurements at the Jungfraujoch station. She attends the Caddo Parish Magnet High School, Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.A.
Anhatarap: Santaro Harada (b. 1913) is a Japanese astronomer and optical engineer living in Nagano prefecture. Amenhotep II was buried in the Valley of the Kings and his tomb records his military successes. His interest in variable stars dates from his student days in Bologna, and he is well known as an extraordinary linguist.
Aierezborurs: Named for the Kuznetskij coal basin, one of the richest coal deposits in the U.S.S.R. More recently he has developed an astrometric system using a CCD camera and related software that he expertly uses at his home in Camarillo. Nowadays the making of clocks and cars, as well as the robotic and aerospace industries, thrive there.
Pergtrutuyeya: Miriam Baltuck (b. 1954), NASA's representative in Australia and southeast Asia from 1997 to 2002, also served for three years as science and technology advisor at the U.S. He wrote many comedies, his most famous play being Der Hauptmann von Köpenik. This name is being proposed by the Russian Academy of Sciences on the occasion of the three-hundredth anniversary of St. Petersburg, one of the largest centers of culture and science in the world.
Marav: Tanaro is the longest river of Piemonte, Italy. Using a spectroscopic radial velocity meter, he is currently surveying several dozen stars to search for reflex motions (as small as about 2 m/s) that would indicate the presence of planetary companions. Vladimir Anatol'evich Maslov (b. 1965), an engineer in Simferopol and an inventor in the area of storage and transport of oil, is a friend of the discoverer's family.
IAU citations for extremely minor planets.
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