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Minor planets discovered: 8 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

Claudio Casacci (born 1958) is an Italian space scientist and amateur astronomer,[2] who is credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of several main-belt asteroids between 1995 and 1998.[1] He works at Thales Alenia Space in Turin, Italy.[3]

In 1995, the outer main-belt asteroid 4814 Casacci was named in his honour (M.P.C. 25229).[2][4]

List of discovered minor planetsEdit

All co-discoveries were made with: A M. Tombelli

15968 Waltercugno 27 February 1998 list[A]
18627 Rogerbonnet 27 February 1998 list[A]
19331 Stefanovitale 4 December 1996 list[A]
20194 Ilarialocantore 30 January 1997 list[A]
21256 Robertobattiston 14 February 1996 list[A]
24856 Messidoro 15 January 1996 list[A]
24890 Amaliafinzi 4 December 1996 list[A]
43881 Cerreto 25 February 1995 list[A]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 11 July 2018. Retrieved 17 July 2018.
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007). "(4814) Casacci". Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (4814) Casacci. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 415. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-29925-7_4714. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3.
  3. ^ "Schiaparelli and his legacy" conference, 2010
  4. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 15 June 2016.