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Minor planets discovered: 20 [1]
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Artyom Olegovich Novichonok (Russian: Артём Олегович Новичонок; born 27 March 1988 in Kondopoga, Soviet Union (now Russia) is a Russian astronomer.[2] Since 2009, the Minor Planet Center credits him with several minor planets, co-discovered in collaboration with astronomers Dmitry Chestnov, Vladimir Gerke and Leonid Elenin at the American Tzec Maun Observatory (H10) in Mayhill, New Mexico, and the Russian Ka-Dar Observatory (C32), TAU Station, in Nizhny Arkhyz, respectively.[1]

He also discovered the periodic comet P/2011 R3 (Novichonok) in 2011, and he was part of the group that discovered the hyperbolic Comet ISON in September 2012, with Vitaly Nevsky at Kondopoga, Russia.[2]

DiscoveriesEdit

 
Comet ISON viewed by TRAPPIST in 2013

CometsEdit

Together with Vitali Neveski, he discovered the comets:

List of discovered minor planetsEdit

228165 Mezentsev 26 September 2009 list[A]
231649 Korotkiy 17 November 2009 list[A]
(264156) 2009 WV5 17 November 2009 list[A]
(269568) 2009 WS105 25 November 2009 list[A]
274981 Petrsu 12 October 2009 list[A]
(279340) 2009 YM6 17 December 2009 list[A]
(296747) 2009 UB1 17 October 2009 list[A]
(296818) 2009 WW5 17 November 2009 list[A]
(328734) 2009 UA1 17 October 2009 list[A]
(331056) 2009 WX 17 November 2009 list[A]
(359847) 2011 UK352 28 September 2011 list[B]
(369400) 2009 WS7 18 November 2009 list[A]
(369485) 2010 UP6 16 October 2010 list[C]
(379283) 2009 VF1 9 November 2009 list[A]
(407154) 2009 UH2 18 October 2009 list[A]
(407228) 2009 WY10 20 November 2009 list[A]
(407231) 2009 WA25 21 November 2009 list[A]
(441872) 2010 AC40 9 January 2010 list[A]
(457939) 2009 VG1 9 November 2009 list[A]
(465786) 2010 AU60 11 January 2010 list[A]
Co-discovery made with:
A D. Chestnov
B V. Gerke
C L. Elenin

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 12 January 2017. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  2. ^ a b Andrea Tabor (8 February 2013). "An interview with Comet ISON's co-discoverer". Retrieved 21 February 2017.
  3. ^ Profile at Petrozavodsk State University
  4. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: P/2011 R3 (Novichonok)" (2014-04-17 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 21 February 2017.

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