Minor planets named for truly remarkable people.


Jack Mark Grundy (b. 1993) is a finalist in the 2006 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition, for his biochemistry, medicine, health, and microbiology project. Although Roy has studied stellar interiors, neural networks, the history of astronomy, as well as psychical phenomena, he is best known as a celestial mechanician. The world's smallest cathedral, used as an observatory for establishing the local calendar, is located there.


Kirk Goodall (b. 1964) was the Mars Pathfinder Web Engineer, and was instrumental in setting up the relationships with other countries and industry for mirror websites that allowed Mars Pathfinder to provide information to millions of people around the world. for NASA Skylab Experiment S-019 (1969-1980). Russian mathematician Andrej Nikolaevich Tikhonov (1906-1993), a professor at Moscow State University, is known for his fundamental research in topology, functional analysis, theory of differential and integral equations, mathematical physics and computional mathematics.


Baron Arthur Kraus (1854-1930) was a man of wide interests, including new technology, sports and aviation. The seat of Catholic bishops since 1063 and Moravian primates since 1777, it has been home to a university since 1573, now called Palacký University. He teaches at the Byram Hills High School, Armonk, New York.


Július Satinský (1941-2002) was a famous Slovak comic performer in radio, television, film and theater for more than four decades. The Sloan Digital Sky Survey also has its headquarters there. The planet also honors his brother, Carlos U. Cesco, in charge of the program of astrometric observations of comets and minor planets at El Leoncito.


Marcela Bukovanská (b. 1935), a research worker in meteoritics, was head of the department of mineralogy and petrology of the National Museum in Prague. He attends the Northwestern High School, Kokomo, Indiana, U.S.A. She attends the American Senior High School, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.

Data from The IAU Minor Planet Center, mashed up by Leonard Richardson.

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