George R. Viscome

Minor planets discovered: 33 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

George R. Viscome (born 1956) is an American astronomer and a discoverer of minor planets. He also worked as a broadcast technician in Albany, New York.[2]

Viscome has discovered 33 asteroids.[1] Asteroid 6183 Viscome, discovered by Carolyn Shoemaker at the Palomar Observatory in 1987, was named in his honor.[2] The official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 15 February 1995 (M.P.C. 24766).[3].

List of discovered minor planetsEdit

(10194) 1996 QN1 18 August 1996 list
10379 Lake Placid 18 July 1996 list
10895 Aynrand 11 October 1997 list
14075 Kenwill 18 July 1996 list
(14093) 1997 OM 26 July 1997 list
(14529) 1997 NR2 6 July 1997 list
(14531) 1997 PM2 7 August 1997 list
(14983) 1997 TE25 12 October 1997 list
17638 Sualan 11 August 1996 list
(17642) 1996 TY4 6 October 1996 list
(18502) 1996 PK1 11 August 1996 list
(27950) 1997 OF1 30 July 1997 list
(29454) 1997 RZ6 9 September 1997 list
(31125) 1997 SL1 22 September 1997 list
(32962) 1996 PH1 11 August 1996 list
(32963) 1996 PJ1 11 August 1996 list
(32966) 1996 PE5 15 August 1996 list
(35279) 1996 SR 20 September 1996 list
35283 Bradtimerson 5 October 1996 list
(44004) 1997 SS3 25 September 1997 list
(52594) 1997 RF3 5 September 1997 list
(52598) 1997 SR3 25 September 1997 list
(52607) 1997 TX16 7 October 1997 list
(65866) 1997 PA4 10 August 1997 list
(69549) 1997 LC4 9 June 1997 list
(85482) 1997 PL2 7 August 1997 list
(100459) 1996 TB5 6 October 1996 list
(101506) 1998 XP17 13 December 1998 list
(120714) 1997 SQ3 25 September 1997 list
(160529) 1996 TN1 6 October 1996 list
(192416) 1997 MA1 28 June 1997 list
(221983) 1996 PJ2 12 August 1996 list
(267036) 1997 SC11 27 September 1997 list

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 25 October 2018. Retrieved 18 February 2019.
  2. ^ a b "6183 Viscome (1987 SF7)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 19 February 2019.
  3. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 19 February 2019.