Minor planets named for truly remarkable people.


Named for the street on which the discoverer lives and from where he discovered six comets, including the sungrazer 1965 VIII (Ikeya-Seki). Since 1987 he has been a vice-president of the Russian Academy of Sciences. His mathematical work was in algebraic geometry, specifically the theory of harmonic integrals and their applications to analysis.


Kazuhisa Mishima (b. 1970), the astronomy curator at the Kurashiki Science Center, is an eager planetarium educator who spreads astronomy in an enjoyable way. She attends the Central York High School, York, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. He was awarded China's State Supreme Science and Technology Prize in 2008.


Brett Harrison (b. 1988) was awarded second place in the 2004 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his mathematics project. Counselman is also a dedicated teacher and is particularly devoted to student advising and the instruction of planetary astronomy laboratory courses. The discoverer also named his observatory as a tribute to her.


Paul Ehrlich (1854-1915) is known for his pioneering work in hematology, immunology and chemotherapy. She was the mother of Autolykos by Hermes and of Philammon by Apollo. Buttani Philippe (b. 1966), a friend of one of the discoverers, started the "CCD adventure" with him in July 1994.


Dutch amateur astronomer Henny Gosemeijer (1924-1999) founded the Public Observatory Twente in 1984. It is also known for fruit production and beautiful night skies. Now called Orchestre de la Communauté Le Creusot-Montceau, this orchestra continues to play classical works in the concert halls and churches of Burgundy.

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

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