Minor planets named for truly remarkable people.
Benjamin Baillaud (1848-1934) was a director of the Toulouse (1878-1907) and Paris (1907-1926) Observatories. Among his primary interests there is the development of astronomical software that also served the team involved in research on minor planets at San Marcello Pistoiese. Giiti Naruke (b. 1949) is the first Japanese to achieve two consecutive wins at the world championship for radio-controlled airplanes, and he is making every endeavor to bring up a future champion.
Jerome van Aeken (Hieronymus Bosch, c. She teaches at the Haaheo Elementary School, Hilo, Hawaii. He disappeared on 2012 August 22 along with the entire crew of a mountain rescue mission, all of whom were posthumously awarded the Italian gold medal for civil merit. Until 1980 the station was dedicated to studies of the solar corona.
George Lassine (1953-2003) was a member of the Belgian astronomical club Astronomie Centre Ardenne-Neufchâteau. He investigated magnetic and accretive activity in T Tauri stars and developed a concept for the magnetic activity of young stars. She is the wife of astronomer John R. Percy.
Eric C. Keen (b. 1994) is a finalist in the 2008 Society for Science and the Public middle school science competition, for his environmental sciences project. He also created the Himalayan Cataract Project, which had cured hundreds of thousands of cataract patients in poor countries. It is a considered a sister observatory to the Japanese amateurs' Shirakawa Observatory, the two sites being at approximately at the same latitude in opposite hemispheres.
Burs is a small parish on the Swedish island of Gotland. His "Officina Plantiniana" published the works of contemporary scientists (among others Dodoens, Mercator, Stevin and Vesalius) and also many religious works. He is the author of many books, including "The Six Languages Astronomical Dictionary".
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