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Minor planets discovered: 14 [1]
15053 Bochníček[1] 17 December 1998
22185 Štiavnica[2] 29 December 2000
22644 Matejbel[1] 27 July 1998
(49436) 1998 YX2[1] 17 December 1998
(72062) 2000 YR17[2] 24 December 2000
(72070) 2000 YC33[2] 31 December 2000
(82809) 2001 QK33[2] 17 August 2001
(82908) 2001 QU100[2] 19 August 2001
(104650) 2000 GY132[2] 9 April 2000
(109096) 2001 QJ33[2] 16 August 2001
(123613) 2000 YQ17[2] 24 December 2000
123647 Tomáško[2] 31 December 2000
(165712) 2001 QV33[2] 17 August 2001
(334076) 2001 QW33[2] 17 August 2001
1 with Petr Pravec
2 with Peter Kušnirák

Ulrika Babiaková (3 April 1976 – 3 November 2002) was a Slovak astronomer and discoverer of minor planets from Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia. She is credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery and co-discovery of 14 asteroids during 1998–2001.[1][2][3]

The main-belt asteroid 32531 Ulrikababiaková, discovered by astronomer and husband Peter Kušnirák in 2001, was named in her memory on 8 October 2014 (M.P.C. 90379).[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 20 June 2016. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Banská Štiavnica bude vo hviezdach". 11 May 2009. Archived from the original on 19 May 2009. Retrieved 23 January 2010. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  3. ^ a b "32531 Ulrikababiakova (2001 PG13)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  4. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 6 August 2016.