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Minor planets discovered: 302 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

Gary Hug is an American amateur astronomer and a prolific discoverer of minor planets, who, along with Graham E. Bell, operates the Farpoint Observatory and Sandlot Observatory (H36) in Kansas, United States.[2][3]

He is the co-discoverer of comet 178P/Hug-Bell and was awarded twice a Gene Shoemaker NEO Grant for improved near-Earth object searches in 2009 and 2018, respectively.[2][3] Hug also represents the Northeast Kansas Amateur Astronomer's League.[3]

List of discovered minor planetsEdit

15992 Cynthia 18 December 1998 list
18055 Fernhildebrandt 11 October 1999 list[A]
(22821) 1999 RS33 2 September 1999 list[A]
23989 Farpoint 3 September 1999 list[A]
24265 Banthonytwarog 13 December 1999 list[A]
24305 Darrellparnell 26 December 1999 list[A]
24308 Cowenco 29 December 1999 list[A]
25594 Kessler 29 December 1999 list[A]
(25595) 1999 YD9 29 December 1999 list[A]
(26436) 1999 YV4 28 December 1999 list[A]
31664 Randiiwessen 8 May 1999 list
(32165) 2000 NY5 9 July 2000 list
(32196) 2000 OK 19 July 2000 list
33747 Clingan 14 August 1999 list
(34872) 2001 UV2 20 October 2001 list
(37162) 2000 WV9 22 November 2000 list
(38604) 1999 YJ4 27 December 1999 list[A]
(40331) 1999 MS1 17 June 1999 list[A]
(40437) 1999 RU33 6 September 1999 list[A]
(40438) 1999 RV33 6 September 1999 list[A]
(41057) 1999 VU22 12 November 1999 list[A]
(42925) 1999 TC6 6 October 1999 list[A]
(43031) 1999 VY25 14 November 1999 list[A]
(45178) 1999 XW143 13 December 1999 list[A]
(45253) 1999 YU4 28 December 1999 list[A]
(45255) 1999 YK13 31 December 1999 list[A]
(48222) 2001 KJ42 19 May 2001 list
(49300) 1998 VZ5 13 November 1998 list[A]
(49705) 1999 VC19 11 November 1999 list[A]
(49976) 1999 YR4 28 December 1999 list[A]
(49977) 1999 YS4 28 December 1999 list[A]
(50767) 2000 FV2 27 March 2000 list
50768 Ianwessen 27 March 2000 list
51569 Garywessen 18 April 2001 list
53316 Michielford 9 May 1999 list
54439 Topeka 29 June 2000 list
(54801) 2001 MT17 24 June 2001 list
56678 Alicewessen 3 June 2000 list
57471 Mariemarsina 22 September 2001 list
(57538) 2001 TW13 12 October 2001 list
(59829) 1999 RZ32 7 September 1999 list[A]
(60268) 1999 XU38 6 December 1999 list[A]
(61192) 2000 OU 23 July 2000 list
62666 Rainawessen 1 October 2000 list
(62992) 2000 WY9 23 November 2000 list
(68184) 2001 BO50 25 January 2001 list
(68472) 2001 SL282 28 September 2001 list
(71956) 2000 WH107 30 November 2000 list
(72054) 2000 YB8 21 December 2000 list
72545 Robbiiwessen 3 March 2001 list
(74592) 1999 PR4 15 August 1999 list
(74593) 1999 PS4 15 August 1999 list
(74595) 1999 QP 20 August 1999 list[A]
(74811) 1999 TH5 1 October 1999 list
(75013) 1999 UJ4 29 October 1999 list[A]
(75071) 1999 VB19 11 November 1999 list[A]
(75076) 1999 VE22 12 November 1999 list[A]
(75551) 1999 YL4 27 December 1999 list[A]
(77886) 2001 SN169 22 September 2001 list
(80993) 2000 EY26 7 March 2000 list
(82186) 2001 HX24 28 April 2001 list
(82569) 2001 OG82 31 July 2001 list
(82654) 2001 PL13 12 August 2001 list
(82655) 2001 PM13 12 August 2001 list
(85877) 1999 CD8 13 February 1999 list[A]
(88240) 2001 CG21 2 February 2001 list
(89843) 2002 CT58 13 February 2002 list
(91529) 1999 RL193 13 September 1999 list[A]
(91903) 1999 VA19 10 November 1999 list[A]
(93963) 2000 XE 1 December 2000 list
(95471) 2002 EE 3 March 2002 list
(97792) 2000 NG10 10 July 2000 list
(99562) 2002 FN5 16 March 2002 list
(101615) 1999 CD9 14 February 1999 list[A]
(102218) 1999 TA6 5 October 1999 list[A]
(102219) 1999 TB6 6 October 1999 list[A]
(102625) 1999 VX27 15 November 1999 list[A]
(105131) 2000 MD3 29 June 2000 list
(105538) 2000 RF39 5 September 2000 list
(106470) 2000 WU9 21 November 2000 list
(106845) 2000 YR14 24 December 2000 list
(108308) 2001 JO1 13 May 2001 list
(109351) 2001 QX152 27 August 2001 list
(109355) 2001 QC154 28 August 2001 list
(109639) 2001 RA 2 September 2001 list
(111817) 2002 DF 16 February 2002 list
(112498) 2002 PU11 8 August 2002 list
(119472) 2001 UM16 25 October 2001 list
(119903) 2002 EE6 12 March 2002 list
120299 Billlynch 9 May 2004 list
(121072) 1999 DP3 17 February 1999 list[A]
(121184) 1999 NH 5 July 1999 list[A]
(121764) 1999 YH13 31 December 1999 list[A]
(122195) 2000 LU2 4 June 2000 list
(126173) 2002 AH9 11 January 2002 list
(126949) 2002 FL5 16 March 2002 list
(127736) 2003 FN2 23 March 2003 list
(128302) 2004 AR9 15 January 2004 list
(129828) 1999 PZ3 13 August 1999 list
(130586) 2000 RG78 9 September 2000 list
(131155) 2001 CC10 2 February 2001 list
(134520) 1999 PK3 12 August 1999 list
(137812) 1999 YU14 31 December 1999 list[A]
(139804) 2001 RH16 10 September 2001 list
(140260) 2001 SG263 25 September 2001 list
(142646) 2002 TG190 14 October 2002 list
(142647) 2002 TH190 14 October 2002 list
(146444) 2001 RB 2 September 2001 list
(148186) 2000 BG 16 January 2000 list[A]
(148485) 2001 JW 12 May 2001 list
(153266) 2001 CH21 11 February 2001 list
(153398) 2001 QQ108 19 August 2001 list
(155835) 2000 YA8 21 December 2000 list
(165587) 2001 FW9 20 March 2001 list
(169077) 2001 HT3 18 April 2001 list
(169260) 2001 SM169 22 September 2001 list
(172676) 2003 YD136 30 December 2003 list
(173444) 2000 LG3 5 June 2000 list
(176163) 2001 JV 12 May 2001 list
(176412) 2001 VW1 9 November 2001 list
(177282) 2003 WQ151 28 November 2003 list
(177954) 2006 OA 16 July 2006 list[B]
(178992) 2001 RM2 9 September 2001 list
(181886) 1999 RP32 9 September 1999 list[A]
(182243) 2001 FV9 20 March 2001 list
(185753) 1999 RM193 13 September 1999 list[A]
(189041) 2000 OR2 24 July 2000 list
(189044) 2000 PB3 1 August 2000 list
(192591) 1999 CE8 13 February 1999 list[A]
(194274) 2001 UL16 25 October 2001 list
(194512) 2001 XR 7 December 2001 list
(195205) 2002 DH 16 February 2002 list
(205538) 2001 SO169 22 September 2001 list
(208268) 2000 WC170 23 November 2000 list
(210917) 2001 SE263 25 September 2001 list
(211398) 2002 VN15 7 November 2002 list
(216935) 1999 RJ43 13 September 1999 list[A]
(217770) 2000 RB8 2 September 2000 list
(222342) 2000 WX9 22 November 2000 list
(222548) 2001 VE4 11 November 2001 list
(225563) 2000 TL2 2 October 2000 list
(228259) 1999 PL3 12 August 1999 list
(229758) 2007 NG 7 July 2007 list
(231776) 1999 XM127 10 December 1999 list[A]
(232885) 2004 XT3 4 December 2004 list
(233592) 2007 RT109 11 September 2007 list
(233722) 2008 SY151 30 September 2008 list
(235902) 2005 DC 16 February 2005 list
(237053) 2008 SD149 28 September 2008 list
(237087) 2008 TJ1 2 October 2008 list
(237796) 2002 BU20 21 January 2002 list
(239278) 2007 OP 17 July 2007 list
(239283) 2007 PG 3 August 2007 list
(241115) 2007 PC2 7 August 2007 list
(241409) 2008 US99 30 October 2008 list
(242664) 2005 ST25 28 September 2005 list
(246641) 2008 YU8 22 December 2008 list
(247139) 2000 WP104 27 November 2000 list
(247346) 2001 VK 5 November 2001 list
(248967) 2007 AF 7 January 2007 list
(249032) 2007 TA 1 October 2007 list
(249477) 2009 OJ1 18 July 2009 list
(253061) 2002 TV69 10 October 2002 list
(256481) 2007 DU101 27 February 2007 list
(256496) 2007 ES56 10 March 2007 list
(256653) 2007 XM10 3 December 2007 list
(257206) 2008 UA 18 October 2008 list
(257368) 2009 OO21 31 July 2009 list
(258167) 2001 SF116 22 September 2001 list
(258371) 2001 XS 7 December 2001 list
(259022) 2002 TF190 13 October 2002 list
(263256) 2008 BB15 27 January 2008 list
(264026) 2009 QO11 22 August 2009 list
(266608) 2008 LT16 14 June 2008 list
(269217) 2008 ND1 1 July 2008 list
(270179) 2001 SH263 25 September 2001 list
(270981) 2002 WN11 28 November 2002 list
(273996) 2007 OQ 17 July 2007 list
(274056) 2007 TP24 11 October 2007 list
(275765) 2001 PT29 12 August 2001 list
(278204) 2007 EH34 10 March 2007 list
(278205) 2007 EJ34 10 March 2007 list
(279131) 2009 QU39 21 August 2009 list
(279849) 2000 YD8 21 December 2000 list
(281238) 2007 KQ 16 May 2007 list
(281251) 2007 NT 9 July 2007 list
(284556) 2007 SD11 22 September 2007 list
(285781) 2000 WW9 22 November 2000 list
(286056) 2001 SK282 28 September 2001 list
(293584) 2007 JV2 9 May 2007 list
(293625) 2007 MD4 17 June 2007 list
(293638) 2007 OR7 26 July 2007 list
(293723) 2007 RT13 11 September 2007 list
(293944) 2007 TQ18 9 October 2007 list
(294511) 2007 XO10 3 December 2007 list
(295467) 2008 QH3 25 August 2008 list
(296076) 2009 BZ7 22 January 2009 list
(296521) 2009 MZ8 29 June 2009 list
(297093) 2010 MD 16 June 2010 list
(298834) 2004 RT164 13 September 2004 list
(300759) 2007 VC234 9 November 2007 list
(300820) 2007 WV52 17 November 2007 list
(300845) 2007 YH3 17 December 2007 list
(300898) 2008 BC25 30 January 2008 list
(304821) 2007 RB 1 September 2007 list
(305845) 2009 EK3 15 March 2009 list
(305871) 2009 FF1 17 March 2009 list
(305882) 2009 FC17 20 March 2009 list
(306056) 2010 GY28 8 April 2010 list
(307506) 2002 YF15 31 December 2002 list
(309236) 2007 RW 3 September 2007 list
(311991) 2007 HH5 20 April 2007 list
(312178) 2007 VX9 5 November 2007 list
(312254) 2008 AL2 3 January 2008 list
(316106) 2009 PM 12 August 2009 list
(316120) 2009 QM26 21 August 2009 list
(316123) 2009 QT35 25 August 2009 list
(320262) 2007 RA 1 September 2007 list
(320430) 2007 VW91 7 November 2007 list
(320591) 2008 BD25 30 January 2008 list
(320869) 2008 GO2 5 April 2008 list
(321037) 2008 QK3 25 August 2008 list
(321363) 2009 MK8 24 June 2009 list
(326317) 1999 VN23 13 November 1999 list[A]
(329344) 2001 QW152 27 August 2001 list
(332411) 2007 PJ6 8 August 2007 list
(332569) 2008 SH 18 September 2008 list
(333173) 2012 CR53 22 March 2002 list
(336074) 2008 FU73 26 September 2001 list
(338452) 2003 FO2 23 March 2003 list
(341173) 2007 RX 3 September 2007 list
(341175) 2007 RP8 8 September 2007 list
(341178) 2007 RG12 11 September 2007 list
(341180) 2007 RY16 13 September 2007 list
(342518) 2008 UY199 31 October 2008 list
(342966) 2009 BA10 18 January 2009 list
(345849) 2007 OW3 18 July 2007 list
(345962) 2007 TM24 11 October 2007 list
(346110) 2007 VA92 7 November 2007 list
(346315) 2008 QE24 30 August 2008 list
(346648) 2008 XQ45 4 December 2008 list
(346740) 2009 BX5 18 January 2009 list
(349327) 2007 VJ 1 November 2007 list
(349330) 2007 VK7 2 November 2007 list
(350344) 2012 UQ105 6 November 1999 list[A]
(350778) 2002 CM11 2 February 2002 list
(352334) 2007 VL7 2 November 2007 list
(352396) 2007 WG56 29 November 2007 list
(352847) 2008 WB22 3 December 2004 list
(353589) 2011 TM3 19 September 2006 list
(358426) 2007 DC8 21 February 2007 list
(359327) 2009 KW21 29 May 2009 list
(360401) 2002 FM5 16 March 2002 list
(362038) 2009 AG2 3 January 2009 list
(364498) 2007 EH39 10 March 2007 list
(365493) 2010 QM4 19 August 2010 list
(369116) 2008 PB17 11 August 2008 list
(370186) 2002 CV116 11 February 2002 list
(371788) 2007 NS 9 July 2007 list
(372161) 2008 TB3 3 October 2008 list
(372646) 2009 WM26 22 November 2009 list
(373498) 2000 YC8 21 December 2000 list
(375149) 2008 BA46 30 January 2008 list
(375335) 2008 SN 18 September 2008 list
(376592) 2013 PX27 7 October 2010 list
(378464) 2007 TP15 3 October 2007 list
(378467) 2007 TK24 11 October 2007 list
(380785) 2005 VW5 6 November 2005 list
(382978) 2005 BW2 18 January 2005 list
(384165) 2009 BB10 21 January 2009 list
(386816) 2010 GP23 5 April 2010 list
(388698) 2007 VJ7 2 November 2007 list
(389061) 2008 WJ 18 November 2008 list
(389519) 2010 GD146 7 April 2010 list
(394434) 2007 PE2 7 August 2007 list
(394565) 2007 VR 1 November 2007 list
(394566) 2007 VB12 6 November 2007 list
(397510) 2007 TB 1 October 2007 list
(400254) 2007 RC 1 September 2007 list
(403386) 2009 QM11 22 August 2009 list
(405060) 2001 TT18 11 October 2001 list
(406820) 2008 XF1 2 December 2008 list
(410685) 2008 WA59 22 November 2008 list
(419017) 2009 QA10 21 August 2009 list
(420533) 2012 FB73 2 April 2002 list
(425278) 2009 WD177 23 November 2009 list
(427440) 2001 OW12 21 July 2001 list
(431438) 2007 RV 3 September 2007 list
(435178) 2007 RM8 8 September 2007 list
(435245) 2007 TM22 9 October 2007 list
(436326) 2010 GP32 8 April 2010 list
(440944) 2007 AH 8 January 2007 list
(441770) 2009 DQ3 19 February 2009 list
(450965) 2008 NW3 13 July 2008 list
(456877) 2007 VY91 7 November 2007 list
(470595) 2008 NM3 13 July 2008 list
(475995) 2007 RR8 8 September 2007 list
(504506) 2008 MX1 30 June 2008 list
(526937) 2007 OR 17 July 2007 list
(527741) 2008 AS3 9 January 2008 list
(529035) 2009 OF1 18 July 2009 list
(529048) 2009 PS1 14 August 2009 list
Co-discovery made with:
A G. Bell B D. Tibbets

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
  2. ^ a b "The 2009 Shoemaker NEO Grant Recipients". The Planetary Society. 2009. Retrieved 4 April 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "The 2018 Shoemaker NEO Grant Recipients". The Planetary Society. March 2018. Retrieved 4 April 2018.

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