List of minor planet discoverers

This is a list of all astronomers who are credited by the Minor Planet Center (MPC) with the discovery of one or several minor planets.[1] A second table lists all institutional discoverers of minor planets such as observatories and surveys (see § Discovering dedicated institutions). As of November 2016, the MPC credits a total of 480,806 numbered minor planets to 1,007 astronomers and 235 dedicated institutions, respectively.

For a detailed description of the table's content, see § Notes.

Discovering astronomers

Astronomer Discoveries DOB–DOD Country Link-label; info, links and notes Name(s) at MPC Cls
Hiroshi Abe (astronomer) 28 1958–pres. Japan H. Abe; cite: MPC H. Abe
Masanao Abe 2 n.a. Japan M. Abe; disc: MPC and MPC M. Abe
Mark Abraham (astronomer) 3 n.a. United States M. Abraham; amateur, Src M. Abraham
Christopher Aikman 4 n.a. Canada G. C. L. Aikman; G. C. L. Aikman
Makio Akiyama 16 1950–pres. Japan M. Akiyama; Susono Observatory, MPC M. Akiyama
Vladimir Albitsky 10 1891–1951 Russia
Soviet Union
V. Albitskij; Simeiz Observatory, MPC V. Albitskij
Gregory Scott Aldering 4 1962–pres. United States G. Aldering; cite: MPC G. Aldering
Heikki A. Alikoski 13 1912–1997 Finland H. Alikoski; Turku Obs., cite: MPC H. Alikoski
Éric J. Allen 1 n.a. Canada É. J. Allen; disc: MPC E. J. Allen
Rhiannon Lynne Allen 3 n.a. Canada R. L. Allen; disc: MPC, MPC and MPC R. L. Allen; L. Allen
Jeff T. Alu 24 1966–pres. United States J. Alu; amateur, cite: MPC J. Alu
Leonard L. Amburgey 2 1945–pres. United States L. L. Amburgey; amateur, disc: MPC and MPC L. L. Amburgey
A. David Andrews 1 1933–pres. United Kingdom A. D. Andrews; disc: MPC A. D. Andrews
Milan Antal 17 1935–1999 Slovakia M. Antal; cite: MPC M. Antal
Plinio Antolini 4 1920–2012 Italy P. Antolini; it:wiki, amateur P. Antolini
Pierre Antonini 35 n.a. France P. Antonini; amateur, MPC P. Antonini
Masakatsu Aoki 2 1957–pres. Japan M. Aoki; amateur M. Aoki
Rolf Apitzsch 72 1943–pres. Germany R. Apitzsch; amateur, de:wiki, MPC R. Apitzsch
Masaru Arai 45 1952–pres. Japan M. Arai; M. Arai
Hiroshi Araki 3 n.a. Japan H. Araki; H. Araki
Sylvain Arend 51 1902–1992 Belgium S. Arend; MPC S. J. Arend
Claire Armstrong 1 n.a. United Kingdom C. Armstrong; amateur, wife of M. Armstrong, disc: MPC C. Armstrong
Mark Armstrong (astronomer) 2 1958–pres. United Kingdom M. Armstrong; amateur, husband of C. Armstrong M. Armstrong
Atsuo Asami 7 n.a. Japan A. Asami; A. Asami
David J. Asher 10 1966–pres. United Kingdom D. J. Asher; MPC D. J. Asher
Karl Augustesen 6 1945–pres. Denmark K. Augustesen; MPC K. Augustesen
Walter Baade 10 1893–1960 Germany W. Baade; MPC W. Baade
Ulrika Babiaková 14 1976–2002 Slovakia U. Babiaková; MPC U. Babiakova
Paolo Bacci 1 1968–pres. Italy P. Bacci; cite: MPC P. Bacci
Hannes Bachleitner 2 1965–pres. Austria H. Bachleitner; also Johannes Bachleitner, amateur, cite: MPC, disc: MPC and MPC H. Bachleitner
Solon Irving Bailey 1 1854–1931 United States S. I. Bailey; disc: MPC S. I. Bailey
David D. Balam 55 n.a. Canada D. D. Balam; MPC D. D. Balam
Loren C. Ball 107 1948–pres. United States L. Ball; amateur L. Ball
Thomas J. Balonek 9 n.a. United States T. J. Balonek; T. J. Balonek; T. Balonek
Odette Bancilhon 1 1908–1998 France O. Bancilhon; cite: MPC, disc: MPC O. Bancilhon
Susan Banh 1 n.a. Canada S. Banh; disc: MPC, it:wiki S. Banh
Nigel P. Bannister 1 n.a. United Kingdom N. P. Bannister; (University of Leicester), disc: MPC N. P. Bannister
Yoshiaki Banno 1 1952–1991 Japan Y. Banno; cite: MPC, disc: MPC Y. Banno
Cesare Barbieri 7 1942–pres. Italy C. Barbieri; cite: MPC C. Barbieri
John C. Barentine 1 1976–pres. United States J. C. Barentine; cite: MPC, disc: MPC J. C. Barentine
Kristina M. Barkume 1 n.a. United States K. M. Barkume; disc: MPC, it:wiki K. M. Barkume
Ewan Barr 5 n.a. United States E. Barr; it:wiki E. Barr
Sergio Barros 7 n.a. Chile S. Barros; it:wiki S. Barros
Sandro Bartolini 1 n.a. Italy S. Bartolini; disc: MPC S. Bartolini
Maria A. Barucci 3 n.a. Italy M. A. Barucci; cite: MPC, disc: MPC, MPC, MPC M. A. Barucci; M. Barucci
Ivo Baueršíma 1 1931–pres. Switzerland
Czech Republic
I. Baueršíma; disc: MPC, de:wiki I. Bauersima
Johann M. Baur 15 1930–2007 Germany J. M. Baur; amateur, cite: MPC, de:wiki J. M. Baur
David E. Beatty 1 n.a. United States D. Beatty; disc: MPC, it:wiki D. Beatty
Andrew C. Becker 605 1973–pres. United States A. C. Becker; cite: MPC, it:wiki A. C. Becker
Jim Bedient 6 n.a. United States J. Bedient; J. Bedient
E. S. Beeson 1 n.a. United States E. S. Beeson; disc: MPC E. S. Beeson
Raoul Behrend 12 1964–pres. Switzerland R. Behrend; cite: MPC, fr:wiki R. Behrend
Bruce Edward Behymer 1 1983–pres. United States B. E. Behymer; disc: MPC, it:wiki B. E. Behymer
Sergey Belyavsky 36 1883–1953 Russia S. Belyavskyj; S. Beljavskij
Graham E. Bell 56 n.a. United States G. Bell; G. Bell
Federico Bellini 3 n.a. Italy F. Bellini; it:wiki F. Bellini
Yuri A. Belyaev 7 n.a. Russia Yu. A. Belyaev; it:Jurij A. Beljaev, fr:Iouri Beliaïev, Yu. A. Belyaev
Denis Bergeron 2 1956–pres. Canada D. Bergeron; it:wiki D. Bergeron
Fabrizio Bernardi 7 1972–pres. Italy F. Bernardi; MPC F. Bernardi
Laurent Bernasconi 12 1966–pres. France L. Bernasconi; amateur, MPC, fr:wiki L. Bernasconi
K. Berney 1 n.a. United States K. Berney; MPC K. Berney
Gary M. Bernstein 3 n.a. United States G. Bernstein; G. Bernstein
Emanuel Bettelheim 1 n.a. United States E. Bettelheim; disc: MPC E. Bettelheim
Francesco Biasci 1 n.a. Italy F. Biasci; disc: MPC F. Biasci
Wolf Bickel 658 1942–pres. Germany W. Bickel; amateur, MPC W. Bickel
Jamie Biggs 1 n.a. Australia J. Biggs; disc: MPC J. Biggs
Guillaume Bigourdan 1 1851–1932 France G. Bigourdan; disc: MPC G. Bigourdan
Gary W. Billings 6 n.a. Canada G. W. Billings; MPC, amateur, fr:wiki G. W. Billings
Richard P. Binzel 3 1958–pres. United States R. P. Binzel; MPC R. P. Binzel
Kurt Birkle 9 1939–2010 Germany K. Birkle; MPC, de:wiki K. Birkle
Peter Birtwhistle 85 1958–pres. United Kingdom P. Birtwhistle; MPC, amateur, Src P. Birtwhistle
Manolo Blasco 5 n.a. Spain M. Blasco; it:wiki M. Blasco
Adam Block (astronomer) 1 1973–pres. United States A. Block; disc: MPC, it:wiki A. Block
Andrea Boattini 1 1969–pres. Italy A. Boattini; MPC A. Boattini
Hermann Boehnhardt 1 n.a. Germany H. Boehnhardt; disc: MPC H. Boehnhardt
Andreas Boeker 2 1964–2011 Germany A. Boeker; amateur,[2] cite: MPC, disc: MPC and MPC, it:wiki A. Boeker
Michel Bœuf 12 n.a. France M. Boeuf; it:wiki M. Boeuf
Henri M. J. Boffin 11 n.a. Belgium H. Boffin; H. M. J. Boffin; H. Boffin
Alfred Bohrmann 9 1904–2000 Germany A. Bohrmann; MPC A. Bohrmann
Tom Boles 1 1944–pres. United Kingdom
Scotland
T. Boles; amateur, cite: MPC, disc: MPC T. Boles
Dennis Borgman 1 n.a. United States D. Borgman; disc: MPC D. Borgman
Freimut Börngen 538 1930–pres. Germany F. Börngen; MPC F. Borngen
Alphonse Borrelly 18 1842–1926 France A. Borrelly; MPCDoMP A. Borrelly
Grégoire Bourban 2 n.a. Switzerland G. Bourban; disc: MPC and MPC G. Bourban
Paul Bourgeois 1 1898–1974 Belgium P. Bourgeois; it:wiki, disc: MPC P. Bourgeois
Edward L. G. Bowell 571 1943–pres. United States E. Bowell; MPC E. Bowell
Louis Boyer (astronomer) 40 1901–1999 France L. Boyer; MPC L. Boyer
Richard P. Boyle 2 1943–pres. United States R. P. Boyle; Src, disc: MPC and MPC R. P. Boyle
Joseph L. Brady 1 n.a. United States J. L. Brady; disc: MPC,it:wiki J. L. Brady
Nigel Brady (astronomer) 7 n.a. New Zealand N. Brady; N. Brady
Steve Brady (astronomer) 2 n.a. United States S. Brady; disc: MPC and MPC, it:wiki S. Brady
Alexis Brandeker 4 1974–pres. Sweden A. Brandeker; A. Brandeker
Vanja Brcic 2 n.a. Croatia V. Brcic; it:wiki V. Brcic
John Broughton 1171 1952–pres. Australia J. Broughton; amateur, MPC J. Broughton
Jeffery A. Brown 1 n.a. United States J. A. Brown; Src, disc: MPC J. A. Brown
Michael E. Brown 23 1965–pres. United States M. E. Brown; MPC M. E. Brown
Ladislav Brožek 23 1952–pres. Slovakia L. Brožek; L. Brozek
Jim Bruton 2 n.a. United States J. Bruton; MPC, MPC, (James Bruton), Src J. Bruton
Dan Bruton 5 1967–pres. United States W. D. Bruton; fr:wiki W. D. Bruton
Jacobus Albertus Bruwer 4 1915–pres. South Africa J. A. Bruwer; MPC, it:wiki J. A. Bruwer
Emil Buchar 1 1901–1979 Czechoslovakia E. Buchar; MPC, it:wiki E. Buchar
Marc W. Buie 880 1958–pres. United States M. W. Buie; MPC M. W. Buie
Christian Buil 5 n.a. France C. Buil; amateur, MPC, fr:wiki C. Buil
Geoffrey Burks 1 n.a. United States G. Burks; disc: MPC G. Burks
Matthew R. Burleigh 1 n.a. United States M. R. Burleigh; disc: MPC M. R. Burleigh
Bella A. Burnasheva 13 1944–pres. Russia B. A. Burnasheva; MPC B. A. Burnasheva
Robert Burnham Jr. 1 1931–1993 United States R. Burnham; MPC R. Burnham
Joseph A. Burns 1 1941–pres. United States J. A. Burns; disc: MPC J. A. Burns
Schelte J. Bus 1680 1956–pres. United States S. J. Bus; MPC S. J. Bus
Matthias Busch 11 1968–pres. Germany M. Busch; amateur[2] M. Busch
Philippe Buttani 1 1966–pres. France P. Buttani; amateur, disc: MPC, fr:wiki P. Buttani
Luca Buzzi 7 1982–pres. Italy L. Buzzi; it:wiki L. Buzzi
Rodolfo Calanca 1 n.a. Italy R. Calanca; disc: MPC, it:wiki R. Calanca
Michael P. Candy 3 1928–1994 United Kingdom M. P. Candy; it:wiki M. P. Candy
Albino Carbognani 1 n.a. Italy A. Carbognani; disc: MPC A. Carbognani
Luigi Carnera 16 1875–1962 Italy L. Carnera; L. Carnera
Don W. Carona 1 n.a. United States D. W. Carona; disc: MPC D. W. Carona
Alfredo Caronia 4 n.a. Italy A. Caronia; it:wiki A. Caronia
Rafael Carrasco Garrorena 1 1902–1981 Spain R. Carrasco; it:wiki R. Carrasco
Uri Carsenty 1 1942–pres. Israel U. Carsenty; disc: MPC, fr:wiki U. Carsenty
Claudio Casacci 4 1958–pres. Italy C. Casacci; C. Casacci
James Len Casady 3 n.a. United States L. Casady; L. Casady
Ferrán Casarramona 2 n.a. Spain F. Casarramona; it:wiki F. Casarramona
Ricard Casas (astronomer) 2 n.a. Spain R. Casas; it:wiki R. Casas
Flavio Castellani 6 n.a. Italy F. Castellani; it:wiki F. Castellani
Vincenzo Silvano Casulli 192 1944–pres. Italy V. S. Casulli; amateur, MPC V. S. Casulli
Gabriele Cattani 18 n.a. Italy G. Cattani; G. Cattani
Cyril Cavadore 4 1969–pres. France C. Cavadore; MPC, it:wiki C. Cavadore
Marco Cavagna 19 1958–2005 Italy M. Cavagna; amateur, MPC M. Cavagna
G. Cavalletti 1 n.a. Italy G. Cavalletti; MPC G. Cavalletti
Anthony J. Cecce 18 n.a. United States A. J. Cecce; fr:wiki A. J. Cecce
Vasco Cecchini 2 1932–pres. Italy V. Cecchini; amateur, it:wiki V. Cecchini
E. Černis 1 n.a. Lithuania E. Černis; disc: MPC E. Cernis
Kazimieras Černis 111 1958–pres. Lithuania K. Černis; K. Cernis
Vincenzo Cerulli 1 1859–1927 Italy V. Cerulli; MPC V. Cerulli
Carlos Ulrrico Cesco 19 19XX–1987 Argentina C. U. Cesco; C. U. Cesco
Mario R. Cesco 6 n.a. Argentina M. R. Cesco; it:wiki, son of C. U. Cesco M. R. Cesco
Brian C. Chaboyer 1 n.a. United States B. Chaboyer; IAU, disc: MPC B. Chaboyer
Jean Chacornac 6 1823–1873 France J. Chacornac; J. Chacornac
Marcus Tristan Chamberlin 2 n.a. United States M. T. Chamberlin; MPC M. T. Chamberlin
Zhang Jiaxiang 1 1932–pres. China C.-H. Chang; disc: MPC C.-H. Chang
Man-Ti Chang 5 n.a. China M.-T. Chang; M.-T. Chang
Zhāng Yùzhé 1 1902–1986 China Y. C. Chang; disc: MPC Y. C. Chang
Auguste Charlois 99 1864–1910 France A. Charlois; A. Charlois
Robin Chassagne 1 1962–pres. France R. Chassagne; disc: MPC, it:wiki R. Chassagne
Robert Chemin 1 n.a. France R. Chemin; disc: MPC, it:wiki R. Chemin
Jun Chen 10 n.a. United States
China
J. Chen; J. Chen
Tao Chen (astronomer) 3 n.a. Taiwan T. Chen; MPC T. Chen
Lyudmila Chernykh 267 1935–pres. Russia
Soviet Union
L. I. Chernykh; L. I. Chernykh
Nikolai Chernykh 537 1931–2004 Russia
Soviet Union
N. S. Chernykh; full: Nikolai Stepanovich Chernykh N. S. Chernykh
Dennis K. Chesney 38 n.a. United States D. K. Chesney; D. K. Chesney
Dimitry Chestnov 18 n.a. Russia D. Chestnov; D. Chestnov; D. N. Chestnov
Eugene Chiang 1 n.a. United States E. Chiang; MPC E. Chiang
Paolo Chiavenna 15 n.a. Italy P. Chiavenna; P. Chiavenna
Jack B. Child 13 1951–pres. United States J. B. Child; fr:wiki J. B. Child
K.-J. Choo 1 n.a. South Korea K.-J. Choo; MPC K.-J. Choo
Per Rex Christensen 1 n.a. Denmark P. R. Christensen; it:wiki, MPC P. R. Christensen
Bernard Christophe 86 n.a. France B. Christophe; fr:wiki B. Christophe
Joseph Churms 2 1926–1994 South Africa J. Churms; it:wiki J. Churms
Jacqueline Ciffréo 1 n.a. France J. Ciffréo; disc: MPC, fr:wiki J. Ciffreo
James L. Clem 1 n.a. United States J. L. Clem; disc: MPC, CV J. L. Clem
Roy Clingan 59 1950–pres. United States R. Clingan; it:wiki R. Clingan
Edwin Foster Coddington 3 1870–1950. United States E. F. Coddington; E. F. Coddington
S. Cofré 11 n.a. Chile S. Cofré; S. Cofre
Jérôme Eugène Coggia 5 1849–1919 France J. Coggia; J. Coggia
Seth M. Cohen 1 n.a. United States S. Cohen; disc: MPC S. Cohen
Robert Francis Coker 4 n.a. United States R. Coker; it:wiki R. Coker
François Colas 1 n.a. France F. Colas; disc: MPC, it:wiki F. Colas
Simon Collander-Brown 2 n.a. United Kingdom S. Collander-Brown; MPC, Src S. Collander-Brown
Matthew Collier (astronomer) 2 n.a. United States M. Collier; fr:wiki, MPC M. Collier
Michael Collins (astronomer) 50 n.a. United States M. Collins; fr:wiki; aka Myke Collins M. Collins
Ermes Colombini 4 n.a. Italy E. Colombini; amateur, MPC E. Colombini
Enrico Colzani 1 n.a. Italy E. Colzani; amateur, disc: MPC, it:wiki E. Colzani
Josep Comas i Solà 11 1868–1937 Spain
Catalonia
J. Comas i Solà; J. Comas Sola
Paul G. Comba 682 1926–pres. Italy
United States
P. G. Comba; amateur P. G. Comba
Martin Connors 1 n.a. Canada M. Connors; disc: MPC M. Connors
Walter R. Cooney Jr. 47 n.a. United States W. R. Cooney Jr.; W. R. Cooney Jr.
Pablo Cottenot 1 n.a. France P. Cottenot; MPC P. Cottenot
Fernand Courty 2 1862–1921 France F. Courty; F. Courty
Philip Herbert Cowell 1 1870–1949 United Kingdom P. H. Cowell; disc: MPC P. H. Cowell
Greg Crawford 3 n.a. Australia G. Crawford; at Bagnall G. Crawford
Lucy D. Crespo da Silva 1 1978–2000 United States L. Crespo da Silva; it:wiki, MPC L. Crespo da Silva
Kiyoshi Kurosu 2 1965–pres. Japan K. Cross; it:wiki K. Cross
Alex Cruz (astronomer) 2 n.a. United States A. Cruz; amateur, MPC, it:wiki A. Cruz
Balázs Csák 2 n.a. Hungary B. Csák; it:wiki B. Csak
Steve Cullen 1 n.a. United States S. Cullen; LightBuckets, disc: MPC S. Cullen
Leland E. Cunningham 4 1904–1989 United States L. E. Cunningham; L. E. Cunningham
Heber Doust Curtis 1 1872–1942 United States H. D. Curtis; disc: MPC H. D. Curtis
Karl F. J. Cwach 1 n.a. Australia K. F. J. Cwach; it:wiki, amateur, MPC K. F. J. Cwach
Germano D'Abramo 3 1973–pres. Italy G. D'Abramo; G. D'Abramo
Heinrich Louis d'Arrest 1 1822–1875 Germany H. d'Arrest; disc: MPC H. d'Arrest
Ivano Dal Prete 1 n.a. Italy I. Dal Prete; amateur, disc: MPC, it:wiki I. Dal Prete
Nichole M. Danzl 6 n.a. United States N. Danzl; MPC, it:wiki N. Danzl
E.-M. David 1 n.a. United States E.-M. David; disc: MPC E.-M. David
Donald R. Davis 1 n.a. United States D. Davis; cite: MPC, disc: MPC D. Davis
Richard G. Davis 4 n.a. United States R. G. Davis; fr:wiki R. G. Davis
Matt Dawson (astronomer) 6 1959–pres. Luxembourg M. Dawson; MPC, amateur, Src M. Dawson
Leo Anton Karl de Ball 1 1853–1916 Germany
Austria
K. de Ball; disc: MPC K. de Ball
Peter De Cat 18 n.a. Belgium P. De Cat; it:wiki P. De Cat
Annibale de Gasparis 9 1819–1892 Italy A. de Gasparis; A. de Gasparis
David R. De Graff 2 n.a. United States D. R. De Graff; it:wiki D. R. DeGraff
Miguel de Pascual Martínez 1 n.a. Spain M. de Pascual; disc: MPC, it:wiki M. de Pascual
José De Queiroz 3 1954–pres. Switzerland J. De Queiroz; amateur J. De Queiroz
Charles P. de Saint-Aignan 12 1977–pres. France
United States
C. P. de Saint-Aignan; C. P. de Saint-Aignan
Giovanni de Sanctis 42 1949–pres. Italy G. DeSanctis; G. De Sanctis
James A. DeYoung 1 n.a. United States J. DeYoung; disc: MPC, it:wiki J. DeYoung
Henri Debehogne 741 1928–2007 Belgium H. Debehogne; MPC H. Debehogne
Catherine E. Delahodde 1 1974–pres. France C. E. Delahodde; cite: MPC, disc: MPC C. E. Delahodde
Joseph A. Dellinger 74 1961–pres. United States J. Dellinger; it:wiki, amateur J. Dellinger
Eugène Joseph Delporte 66 1882–1955 Belgium E. Delporte; E. Delporte
Audrey C. Delsanti 2 1976–pres. France A. C. Delsanti; Src, disc: MPC and MPC A. C. Delsanti; A. Dalsanti
Christophe Demeautis 9 n.a. France C. Demeautis; it:wiki, amateur C. Demeautis
Alíz Derekas 3 1977–pres. Hungary A. Derekas; A. Derekas
Alexander Nikolaevich Deutsch 1 1901–1986 Soviet Union
Moldova
A. Deutsch; disc: MPC A. Deutsch
Harlan Devore 1 n.a. United States H. Devore; disc: MPC, Src H. Devore
Dennis di Cicco 60 1950–pres. United States D. di Cicco; D. di Cicco
Aldo Di Clemente 1 1948–pres. Italy A. Di Clemente; amateur, disc: MPC A. Di Clemente
Andrea Di Paola 11 1970–pres. Italy A. Di Paola; A. Di Paola
Mario Di Sora 4 1961–pres. Italy M. Di Sora; it:wiki, amateur M. Di Sora
Wilhelm Dieckvoß 2 1908–1982 Germany W. Dieckvoß; it:wiki W. Dieckvoss
Elizabeth R. Dillon 1 n.a. United States E. R. Dillon; amateur, disc: MPC, it:wiki E. R. Dillon
William G. Dillon 53 1957–pres. United States W. G. Dillon; it:wiki W. G. Dillon
Alessandro Dimai 1 1962–pres. Italy A. Dimai; amateur, MPC, it:wiki A. Dimai
David S. Dixon 23 1947–pres. United States D. S. Dixon; it:wiki D. S. Dixon
Petar Đurković 2 1908–1981 Serbia P. Đurković; P. Djurkovic
Jerzy Dobrzycki 1 1927–2004 Poland J. Dobrzycki; disc: MPC, it:wiki J. Dobrzycki
Fabio Dolfi 3 1966–pres. Italy F. Dolfi; MPC, amateur F. Dolfi
Sauro Donati 22 1959–pres. Italy S. Donati; it:wiki, amateur S. Donati
Alain Doressoundiram 1 1968–pres. France A. Doressoundiram; disc: MPC, fr:wiki A. Doressoundiram
François Dossin 5 1927–1998 Belgium F. Dossin; fr:wiki F. Dossin
Luiz Duczmal 2 n.a. Brazil L. Duczmal; MPC, MPC L. Duczmal
Raymond Smith Dugan 16 1878–1940 United States R. S. Dugan; MPC R. S. Dugan
R. Scott Dunbar 10 n.a. United States R. S. Dunbar; it:wiki R. S. Dunbar; S. Dunbar
A. Dunn 1 n.a. United States A. Dunn; disc: MPC, inferred A. Dunn
Philippe Dupouy 2 1952–pres. France P. Dupouy; amateur, it:wiki, MPC P. Dupouy
Douglas Tybor Durig 47 1961–pres. United States D. T. Durig; it:wiki D. T. Durig
Chris F. Durman 1 n.a. United Kingdom C. F. Durman; disc: MPC, it:wiki C. F. Durman
Marino Dusić 2 n.a. Croatia M. Dusić; de:wiki M. Dusic
Ron Dyvig 16 n.a. United States R. Dyvig; it:wiki R. Dyvig
Max Eastman (astronomer) 9 n.a. United States M. Eastman; amateur, c.735, Src M. Eastman
J. Edmonds 1 n.a. United States J. Edmonds; disc: MPC, inferred J. Edmonds
Ilgmārs Eglītis 13 1951–pres. Lithuania I. Eglītis; fr:wiki I. Eglitis
Norbert Ehring 5 1937–pres. Germany N. Ehring; amateur, age,[2] de:wiki N. Ehring
Leonid Elenin 15 1981–pres. Russia L. Elenin; amateur L. Elenin
James L. Elliot 1 1943–2011 United States J. L. Elliot; cite: MPC, disc: MPC J. L. Elliot
Eric Walter Elst 3867 1936–pres. Belgium E. W. Elst; MPC E. W. Elst
Gary P. Emerson (astronomer) 1 n.a. United States G. Emerson; it:wiki G. Emerson
Mark Emmerich 2 1967–pres. Germany M. Emmerich; amateur, Guidestar (A17), MPC, MPC age [2] M. Emmerich
Kin Endate 623 1960–pres. Japan K. Endate; amateur, MPC K. Endate
Emil Ernst 1 1889–1942 Germany E. Ernst; de:wiki E. Ernst
Gilbert A. Esquerdo 2 1976–pres. United States G. A. Esquerdo; cite: MPC, disc: MPC,MPC G. A. Esquerdo
N. Wyn Evans 1 n.a. United Kingdom W. Evans; Src, disc: MPC W. Evans
Bev M. Ewen-Smith 1 n.a. United Kingdom B. M. Ewen-Smith; disc: MPC, it:wiki B. M. Ewen-Smith
Giancarlo Fagioli 15 1940–pres. Italy G. Fagioli; it:wiki, amateur G. Fagioli
Norman Falla 7 n.a United Kingdom N. Falla; MPC N. Falla
Tony L. Farnham 3 1964–pres. United States T. L. Farnham; MPC, disc: MPC, MPC, MPC T. L. Farnham
K. L. Faul 1 n.a. United States K. L. Faul; inferred, MPC K. L. Faul
Gina Fedon 3 n.a. United States
Italy
G. Fedon; it:wiki G. Fedon
James Ferguson (American astronomer) 3 1797–1867 United States J. Ferguson; J. Ferguson
M. Ferrando 7 n.a. Spain M. Ferrando; assumed ESP M. Ferrando
Rafael Ferrando 195 1966–pres. Spain R. Ferrando; R. Ferrando
Walter Ferreri 15 1948–pres. Italy W. Ferreri; W. Ferreri
Mario A. Ferrero 2 1904–1965 Italy M. Ferrero; disc: MPC and MPC, it:wiki M. Ferrero
Ignacio Ramón Ferrín Vázquez 12 1943–pres. Venezuela I. R. Ferrín; it:wiki I. R. Ferrin; I. Ferrin
Martin Fiedler 5 1978–pres. Germany M. Fiedler; de:wiki, amateur M. Fiedler
Greg Fisch 1 n.a. United States G. Fisch; disc: MPC, it:wiki G. Fisch
Alan Fitzsimmons 15 n.a. United Kingdom A. Fitzsimmons; MPC, it:wiki, Src A. Fitzsimmons
Hans Jørn Fogh Olsen 4 1943–pres. Denmark H. J. Fogh Olsen; it:wiki H. J. Fogh Olsen
Sergio Foglia 2 n.a. Italy S. Foglia; amateur, disc: MPC and MPC, related: it:wiki S. Foglia
Wilhelm Julius Foerster 1 1832–1921 Germany W. Förster; MPC, (typo MPC: Foerster/Förster, not Forster) W. Forster
Giuseppe Forti 49 1939–2007 Italy G. Forti; G. Forti
Filip Fratev 23 n.a. Bulgaria F. Fratev; founder A79 F. Fratev
Richard Fredrick 1 1953–pres. United States R. Fredrick; amateur, MPC R. Fredrick
T. F. Fric 1 n.a. United States T. F. Fric; inferred, MPC T. F. Fric
Royal Harwood Frost 1 1879–1950 United States R. H. Frost; disc: MPC R. H. Frost
Hiroshi Fujii 2 n.a. Japan H. Fujii; wrong person? H. Fujii
Tetsuya Fujii 22 1960–pres. Japan T. Fujii; amateur T. Fujii
Yasuhide Fujita 3 1961–pres. Japan Y. Fujita; amateur, first name Yutaka?, MPC Y. Fujita
Hideo Fukushima 2 1953–pres. Japan H. Fukushima; it:wiki H. Fukushima
Gábor Fűrész 1 1978–pres. Hungary G. Fűrész; disc: MPC, it:wiki G. Furesz
Toshimasa Furuta 82 n.a. Japan T. Furuta; T. Furuta
Fumihiko Futaba 2 n.a. Japan F. Futaba; assumed country F. Futaba
Marissa Gahran 2 n.a. United States M. Gahran; it:wiki M. Gahran
Steven L. Gaiser 1 n.a. United States S. L. Gaiser; inferred MPC S. L. Gaiser
Štefan Gajdoš 12 1959–pres. Slovakia Š. Gajdoš; it:wiki, MPC S. Gajdos
Avishay Gal-Yam 1 n.a. Israel A. Gal-Yam; disc: MPC, assumed ISR, it:wiki A. Gal-Yam
Adrián Galád 80 n.a. Slovakia A. Galád; A. Galad
Emanuela Galliani 1 n.a. Italy E. Galliani; amateur, disc: MPC, it:wiki E. Galliani
Paul Garossino 11 n.a. United States P. Garossino; assumed country per it:wiki, also "Paul G. A. Garossino" P. Garossino
Gordon J. Garradd 31 1959–pres. Australia G. J. Garradd; amateur G. J. Garradd
Antonio Garrigós-Sánchez 1 1961–pres. Spain A. Garrigós-Sánchez; amateur, disc: MPC, Src and Src A. Garrigos
Romain Gauderon 4 n.a. Switzerland R. Gauderon; it:wiki R. Gauderon
Michael Geffert 5 1953–pres. Germany M. Geffert; fr:wiki, based on source, Koelner Stadt Anzeiger, MPC M. Geffert
Tom Gehrels 4644 1925–2011 United States
Netherlands
T. Gehrels; MPC T. Gehrels
Oleg Geraščenko 1 n.a. Ukraine O. Geraščenko; disc: MPC, it:wiki O. Gerashchenko
Vladimir Gerke 1 n.a. Russia V. Gerke; amateur, disc: MPC, Src V. Gerke
Herta Gessner 1 n.a. Germany H. Gessner; it:wiki, MPC H. Gessner
Pierangelo Ghezzi 18 n.a. Italy P. Ghezzi; it:wiki, amateur P. Ghezzi
Alex R. Gibbs 1 1967–pres. United States A. R. Gibbs; amateur, disc: MPC, it:wiki A. R. Gibbs
James B. Gibson (astronomer) 27 n.a. United States J. Gibson; it:wiki, MPCDoMP J. Gibson
Henry L. Giclas 17 1910–2007 United States H. L. Giclas; MPC H. L. Giclas
Richard Gierlinger 37 1967–pres. Austria R. Gierlinger; it:wiki, amateur, MPC R. Gierlinger
Richard J. Gilbrech 1 n.a. United States R. J. Gilbrech; disc: MPC, inferred R. J. Gilbrech
Alan C. Gilmore 42 n.a. New Zealand A. C. Gilmore; MPC A. C. Gilmore
Valter Giuliani 22 1960–pres. Italy V. Giuliani; it:wiki V. Giuliani
Brett J. Gladman 18 1966–pres. Canada B. Gladman; MPC B. Gladman
Mitch Glaze 1 n.a. United States M. Glaze; amateur, disc: MPC, inferred M. Glaze
Arianna E. Gleason 5 1980–pres. United States A. Gleason; MPC A. Gleason
Tom Glinos 12 1960–pres. Canada T. Glinos; it:wiki, amateur T. Glinos
Hermann Goldschmidt 14 1802–1866 Germany
France
H. Goldschmidt; amateur H. Goldschmidt
David B. Goldstein (astronomer) 1 n.a. United States D. B. Goldstein; disc: MPC, it:wiki D. B. Goldstein
Josep Juliá Gómez Donet 1 n.a. Spain J. J. Gomez; cite: MPC, disc: MPC, it:wiki J. J. Gomez
François Gonnessiat 2 1856–1934 France F. Gonnessiat; F. Gonnessiat
Luis E. González 2 n.a. Chile L. E. González; it:wiki L. E. Gonzalez
Vittorio Goretti 32 1939–2016 Italy V. Goretti; MPC, Src V. Goretti
Paul Götz 20 1883–1962 Germany P. Götz; P. Gotz
Andrew Graham (astronomer) 1 1815–1908 Republic of Ireland A. Graham; disc: MPC A. Graham
Albert D. Grauer 4 1942–pres. United States A. D. Grauer; it:wiki A. D. Grauer
Tommy Grav 3 1973–pres. Norway T. Grav; de:wiki, MPC T. Grav
Mauro Graziani 2 n.a. Italy M. Graziani; based on it:wiki M. Graziani
Robert Greimel 1 n.a. Austria R. Greimel; disc: MPC, Src, inferred R. Greimel
Dave Grennan 2 n.a. Republic of Ireland D. Grennan; , MPC, HP, chng Dave to David Grennan D. Grennan
Markus Griesser (astronomer) 10 1949–pres. Switzerland M. Griesser; amateur, MPC, de:wiki, Eschenberg Obs. M. Griesser
Ian P. Griffin 26 1958–pres. United Kingdom I. P. Griffin; de:wiki I. P. Griffin
A. Grigsby 2 n.a. United States A. Grigsby; inferred, MPC, MPC A. Grigsby
John Gross (astronomer) 7 n.a. United States J. Gross; MPC J. Gross
Arie William Grossman 1 n.a. United States A. Grossman; disc: MPC, it:wiki A. Grossman
Gavril Grueff 1 n.a. Italy G. Grueff; disc: MPC, it:wiki G. Grueff
C. Gualdoni 1 n.a. Italy C. Gualdoni; disc: MPC, deduced country C. Gualdoni
Joan Guarro i Fló 5 n.a. Spain
Catalonia
J. Guarro i Fló; it:wiki J. Guarro
Daria Guidetti 2 n.a. Italy D. Guidetti; D. Guidetti
Ernesto Guido 6 n.a. Italy E. Guido; E. Guido
Amanda Sickafoose Gulbis 2 n.a. United States A. Gulbis; MPC A. Gulbis
Cynthia Gustava 3 n.a. United States C. Gustava; it:wiki C. Gustava
Knut Anton Walter Gyllenberg 1 1886–1952 Sweden K. Gyllenberg; disc: MPC, it:wiki K. Gyllenberg
Bernhard Häusler 1 1958–pres. Germany B. Häusler; amateur, disc: MPC, Src B. Haeusler
Olivier R. Hainaut 2 1966–pres. Belgium O. R. Hainaut; MPC O. R. Hainaut
Mark Hammergren 2 1964–pres. United States M. Hammergren; it:wiki, MPC M. Hammergren
Terry Handley 7 n.a. United States T. Handley; MPC T. Handley
A. T. Hansen 1 n.a. Denmark A. T. Hansen; disc: MPC, Src A. T. Hansen
Leif Hansen (astronomer) 1 n.a. Denmark L. Hansen; disc: MPC, it:wiki L. Hansen
M. W. Hansen 1 n.a. Norway M. W. Hansen; disc: MPC, inferred M. W. Hansen
Karl Ludwig Harding 1 1765–1843 Germany K. Harding; cite: MPCDoMP, disc: MPC K. Harding
Eugene A. Harlan 2 1921–2014 United States E. A. Harlan; it:wiki E. A. Harlan
Malcolm Hartley 3 1947–pres. United Kingdom
Australia
M. Hartley; MPC, fr:wiki M. Hartley
Johannes Franz Hartmann 3 1865–1936 Germany J. Hartmann; J. Hartmann
Takashi Hasegawa 1 n.a. Japan T. Hasegawa; disc: MPC T. Hasegawa
Shuji Hayakawa 41 n.a. Japan S. Hayakawa; it:wiki S. Hayakawa
David Healy (astronomer) 212 1936–2011 United States D. Healy; D. Healy
Zsuzsanna Heiner 14 1949–pres. Hungary Z. Heiner; it:wiki Z. Heiner
Joseph Helffrich 13 1890–1971 Germany J. Helffrich; J. Helffrich
Eleanor F. Helin 903 1932–2009 United States E. F. Helin; MPC E. F. Helin
Karl Ludwig Hencke 2 1793–1866 Germany K. L. Hencke; K. L. Hencke
Arne Henden 1 1950–pres. United States A. Henden; cite: MPC, disc: MPC A. Henden
Prosper-Mathieu Henry 7 1849–1903 France P. M. Henry; P. M. Henry
Paul-Pierre Henry 7 1848–1905 France P. P. Henry; P. P. Henry
David R. Herald 3 n.a. Australia D. Herald; MPC D. Herald
Carl W. Hergenrother 32 1973–pres. United States C. W. Hergenrother; C. W. Hergenrother
Kenneth E. Herkenhoff 2 n.a. United States K. Herkenhoff; it:wiki K. Herkenhoff
Ejnar Hertzsprung 2 1873–1967 Denmark E. Hertzsprung; E. Hertzsprung
Merrill Hess 2 1955–pres. United States M. Hess; MPC, amateur M. Hess
David Higgins (astronomer) 1 1961–pres. Australia D. Higgins; amateur, cite: MPC, disc: MPC D. Higgins
Richard E. Hill 7 1949–pres. United States R. Hill; it:wiki, Richard Erik Hill, Richard "Rik" Hill, Src R. Hill
John Russell Hind 10 1823–1895 United Kingdom J. R. Hind; J. R. Hind
Tsutomu Hioki 56 n.a. Japan T. Hioki; it:wiki, MPC T. Hioki
Masanori Hirasawa 52 n.a. Japan M. Hirasawa; M. Hirasawa
Joe Hobart 35 n.a. United States J. Hobart; MPC J. Hobart
Sebastian F. Hönig 563 1977–pres. Germany S. F. Hönig; MPC, it:wiki, Src S. F. Hoenig
Cuno Hoffmeister 5 1892–1968 Germany C. Hoffmeister; C. Hoffmeister
William Holliday (astronomer) 1 n.a. United States W. Holliday; disc: MPC, inferred W. Holliday
Matthew J. Holman 10 1967–pres. United States M. J. Holman; MPC M. J. Holman
Robert Holmes (astronomer) 14 n.a. United States R. Holmes; it:wiki, amateur, full: Robert E. Holmes Jr. R. Holmes
Henry E. Holt 689 1929–pres. United States H. E. Holt; MPC H. E. Holt
Paulo R. Holvorcem 197 1967–pres. Brazil P. R. Holvorcem; amateur P. R. Holvorcem; P. Holvorcem
Ulrich Hopp 1 n.a. Germany U. Hopp; disc: MPC, it:wiki U. Hopp
H. Hori 3 n.a. Japan H. Hori; MPC H. Hori
Felix Hormuth 78 1975–pres. Germany F. Hormuth; MPC F. Hormuth
Kamil Hornoch 1 1972–pres. Czech Republic K. Hornoch; amateur, disc: MPC K. Hornoch
Irwin K. Horowitz 1 n.a. United States I. Horowitz; disc: MPC, it:wiki I. Horowitz
Tara Houlden 1 n.a. United States T. Houlden; disc: MPC T. Houlden
Léo Houziaux 3 1932–pres. Belgium L. Houziaux; fr:wiki L. Houziaux
Meredith Howard 1 n.a. United States M. Howard; disc: MPC, inferred from it:wiki M. Howard
Ellen Suzanne Howell 1 1961–pres. United States E. Howell Bus; wife of S. J. Bus, disc: MPC, it:wiki E. Howell Bus
Xiangyao Hsiao 10 n.a. Taiwan X. Y. Hsiao; MPC X. Y. Hsiao; H.-Y. Hsiao
Edwin Hubble 1 1889–1953 United States E. Hubble; cite: MPC, disc: MPC E. Hubble
John Huchra 1 1948–2010 United States J. Huchra; cite: MPC, disc: MPC J. Huchra
Gary Hug 297 n.a. United States G. Hug; amateur G. Hug
Joseph Hunaerts 2 1913–pres. Belgium J. Hunaerts; fr:wiki, full: Joseph J. Hunaerts J. Hunaerts
Kiichirō Furukawa 92 1929–2016 Japan K. Furukawa; Hurukawa to Furukawa, MPC K. Hurukawa
Dieter Husar 1 1947–pres. Germany D. Husar; cite: MPC, disc: MPC, it:wiki D. Husar
Robert Hutsebaut 10 1941–pres. Belgium R. Hutsebaut; it:wiki, amateur, MPC R. Hutsebaut
Giampiero Iatteri 1 1941–2004 Italy G. Iatteri; amateur, cite: MPC, disc: MPC, it:wiki G. Iatteri
Yasukazu Ikari 20 n.a. Japan Y. Ikari; it:wiki Y. Ikari
Kustaa Aadolf Inkeri 1 1908–1997 Finland K. Inkeri; disc: MPC, it:wiki K. Inkeri
Shigeru Inoda 17 1955–2008 Japan S. Inoda; de:wiki, MPC, amateur S. Inoda
Masaru Inoue (astronomer) 12 n.a. Japan M. Inoue; it:wiki M. Inoue
Sergei I. Ipatov 8 1952–pres. Russia S. I. Ipatov; it:wiki, full: Sergij Ivanovič Ipatov / Sergueï Ivanovitch Ipatov S. I. Ipatov; S. Ipatov
Michael J. Irwin 8 n.a. United Kingdom M. J. Irwin; fr:wiki M. J. Irwin
Koichi Itagaki 3 1947–pres. Japan K. Itagaki; it:wiki, MPC, amateur K. Itagaki
Kazuyoshi Itō 1 n.a. Japan K. Itō; disc: MPC K. Ito
Miguel Itzigsohn 15 18XX–1978 Argentina M. Itzigsohn; es:wiki M. Itzigsohn
Nikolaj Ivanov 3 n.a. Russia N. Ivanov; it:wiki N. Ivanov
Violeta G. Ivanova 14 n.a. Bulgaria V. G. Ivanova; MPC V. G. Ivanova; V. Ivanova
Jurij Mykolajovyč Ivaščenko 2 1961–pres. Ukraine Y. Ivaščenko; it:wiki, MPC, use "Yuri" for English translit. Y. Ivashchenko
Masayuki Iwamoto 6 1954–pres. Japan M. Iwamoto; MPC M. Iwamoto
Shun-ei Izumikawa 2 n.a. Japan S. Izumikawa; S. Izumikawa
Gerhard Jackisch 1 n.a. Germany G. Jackisch; disc: MPC, it:wiki G. Jackisch
Cyril Jackson (astronomer) 72 1903–1988 South Africa
United Kingdom
C. Jackson; C. Jackson
Cristóvão Jacques (astronomer) 6 n.a. Brazil C. Jacques; it:wiki C. Jacques
Quentin Jamieson 3 n.a. United States Q. Jamieson; Q. Jamieson
Hamilton M. Jeffers 1 1893–1976 United States H. M. Jeffers; it:wiki, full: Hamilton Moore Jeffers, cite: MPC, disc: MPC H. M. Jeffers
Peter Jekabsons 2 1943–1990 Australia P. Jekabsons; it:wiki, amateur, MPC P. Jekabsons
Benjamin Jekhowsky 12 1881–1975 Russia
France
B. Jekhovsky; MPC B. Jekhovsky
Kåre S. Jensen 1 n.a. Denmark K. S. Jensen; it:wiki, MPC K. S. Jensen
Poul Jensen (astronomer) 98 n.a. Denmark P. Jensen; P. Jensen
Young-Beom Jeon 43 n.a. South Korea Y.-B. Jeon; Y.-B. Jeon
David C. Jewitt 45 1958–pres. United Kingdom D. C. Jewitt; D. C. Jewitt
Zhang-Wei Jin 1 n.a. Taiwan Z.-W. Jin; MPC inferred Z.-W. Jin
Ernest Leonard Johnson 18 18xx–1977 South Africa E. L. Johnson; E. L. Johnson
Michael L. Johnson 2 n.a. United States M. L. Johnson; it:wiki, MPC M. L. Johnson
Gilbert R. Jones 5 n.a. United States G. R. Jones; MPC, inferred G. R. Jones
Richard E. Jones 2 n.a. United States R. E. Jones; it:wiki, MPC R. E. Jones
Amy B. Jordan (astronomer) 1 n.a. United States A. B. Jordan; MPC A. B. Jordan
Charles W. Juels 475 1944–2009 United States C. W. Juels; amateur C. W. Juels
Mario Jurić 125 1979–pres. Croatia M. Jurić; M. Juric
Anlaug Amanda Kaas 1 n.a. Norway A. A. Kaas; MPC A. A. Kaas
Tetsuo Kagawa 115 1969–pres. Japan T. Kagawa; MPC T. Kagawa
Franz Kaiser 21 1891–1962 Germany F. Kaiser; MPC F. Kaiser
Watari Kakei 3 1947–pres. Japan W. Kakei; fr:wiki W. Kakei
Dušan Kalmančok 7 1945–pres. Slovakia D. Kalmančok; MPC D. Kalmancok
Lars Kamél 2 1960–pres. Sweden L. Kamél; cite: MPC, disc: MPC, MPC, Src L. Kamel
Karl Walter Kamper 3 1941–1998 United States K. W. Kamper; it:wiki K. W. Kamper
Kiyotaka Kanai 1 1951–pres. Japan K. Kanai; MPC, amateur K. Kanai
Ethan Kandler 3 n.a. United States E. Kandler; it:wiki E. Kandler
Jens Kandler 25 1973–pres. Germany J. Kandler; de:wiki, MPC J. Kandler; J. Kander
Hiroshi Kaneda 705 1953–pres. Japan H. Kaneda; MPC H. Kaneda
Lyudmila Karachkina 130 1948–pres. Russia L. G. Karachkina; MPC L. G. Karachkina
Stefan Karge 51 1963–pres. Germany S. Karge; amateur, MPC S. Karge
Ádám Kárpáti 2 n.a. Hungary Á. Kárpáti; A. Karpati
Galina Ričardovna Kastel' 9 n.a. Russia
Soviet Union
G. R. Kastel'; MPC, it:wiki, fix cat: "Gregor" (wrong) G. R. Kastel'
John J. Kavelaars 7 1966–pres. Canada J. J. Kavelaars; MPC J. J. Kavelaars
Kōyō Kawanishi 13 1959–pres. Japan K. Kawanishi; MPC K. Kawanishi
Nobuhiro Kawasato 105 n.a. Japan N. Kawasato; MPC N. Kawasato
James Edward Keeler 2 1857–1900 United States J. E. Keeler; MPC J. E. Keeler
János Kelemen 1 n.a. Hungary J. Kelemen; MPC, Src, Src J. Kelemen
Susan D. Kern 8 1977–pres. United States S. D. Kern; it:wiki, MPC S. D. Kern
James W. Kessel 26 n.a. United States J. W. Kessel; J. W. Kessel
B. Khafizov 1 n.a. Uzbekistan B. Khafizov; MPC, inferred country B. Khafizov
Pamela M. Kilmartin 41 n.a. New Zealand P. M. Kilmartin; MPC P. M. Kilmartin
Seung-Lee Kim 1 n.a. South Korea S.-L. Kim; inferred, MPC S.-L. Kim
Randolph L. Kirk 1 n.a. United States R. Kirk; it:wiki, MPC R. Kirk
K. Kirsch 3 n.a. Germany K. Kirsch; it:wiki K. Kirsch
László L. Kiss 50 1972–pres. Hungary L. Kiss; it:wiki MPC L. Kiss
Minoru Kizawa 12 1947–pres. Japan M. Kizawa; M. Kizawa
Marcel Klein 2 1984–pres. Germany M. Klein; amateur,[2] MPC, MPC, Src M. Klein
Arnold Richard Klemola 16 1931–pres. United States A. R. Klemola; de:wiki, MPC A. R. Klemola
Jan T. Kleyna 6 n.a. United Kingdom J. Kleyna; it:wiki J. Kleyna
Rainer Kling 75 1952–pres. Germany R. Kling; amateur, de:wiki, MPC R. Kling
Alain Klotz 7 1947–pres. France A. Klotz; fr:wiki, MPC, amateur A. Klotz
Mary Ellen Knewston 1 n.a. United States M. Knewtson; amateur, inferred, MPC M. Knewtson
Zoran Knežević (astronomer) 1 1949–pres. Serbia Z. Knežević; cite: MPC, disc: MPC Z. Knezevic
André Knöfel 15 1963–pres. Germany A. Knöfel; de:wiki, MPC, amateur A. Knofel
Viktor Knorre 4 1840–1919 Russia
Germany
V. Knorre; V. Knorre
Jurō Kobayashi 2 1949–pres. Japan J. Kobayashi; it:wiki MPC J. Kobayashi
Takao Kobayashi 2479 1961–pres. Japan T. Kobayashi; MPC T. Kobayashi
Michal Kočer 9 n.a. Czech Republic M. Kočer; it:wiki, MPC M. Kocer
Bernd Koch 3 1955–pres. Germany B. Koch; it:wiki, amateur, MPC B. Koch
Peter Kocher 93 n.a. Switzerland P. Kocher; fr:wiki, amateur, HP P. Kocher
Michael König 2 1966–pres. Germany M. König; amateur,[2] MPC, Src M. Koenig
Luboš Kohoutek 76 1935–pres. Czech Republic L. Kohoutek; MPC L. Kohoutek
Masahiro Koishikawa 19 1952–pres. Japan M. Koishikawa; MPC M. Koishikawa
Takuo Kojima 45 1955–pres. Japan T. Kojima; it:wiki, amateur, MPC T. Kojima
Ales Kolář 2 n.a. Czech Republic A. Kolář; disc: MPC, MPC, (differs from Jan Kolář MPC, MPC) A. Kolar
Eberhard Koldewey 2 1937–pres. Germany E. Koldewey; it:wiki, MPC E. Koldewey
Peter Kolény 35 n.a. Slovakia P. Kolény; P. Koleny
Arthur König (astronomer) 1 1895–1969 Germany A. König; son of Arthur Peter König, disc and cite: MPC, it:wiki A. Konig
August Kopff 68 1882–1960 Germany A. Kopff; MPC A. Kopff
Korado Korlević 1294 1958–pres. Croatia K. Korlević; amateur, MPC K. Korlevic
Leonard Kornoš 37 1956–pres. Slovakia L. Kornoš; it:wiki, MPC L. Kornos
Stanislav Alexandrovich Korotkiy 2 n.a. Russia S. Korotkiy; it:wiki, MPC S. Korotkiy
Hiroki Kosai 93 1933–pres. Japan H. Kosai; MPC H. Kosai
Georgiy U. Koval'chuk 2 n.a. Ukraine G. Koval'chuk; disc: MPC, MPC G. Kovalchuk
Charles T. Kowal 22 1940–2011 United States C. T. Kowal; full: Charles Thomas Kowal C. T. Kowal
Richard Kowalski 1 1963–pres. United States R. A. Kowalski; cite: MPC, disc: MPC R. A. Kowalski
Rainer Kracht 3 1948–pres. Germany R. Kracht; it:wiki, amateur, MPC R. Kracht
Thilo Kranz 1 n.a. Germany T. Kranz; MPC with Christian Wolf, Src T. Kranz
Rainer Kresken 11 n.a Germany R. Kresken; MPC R. Kresken
Mike Kretlow 8 1967–pres. Germany M. Kretlow; it:wiki, MPC, age[2] M. Kretlow
Charles J. Krieger 1 1898–pres. United States C. J. Krieger; it:wiki, MPC, full: Charles John Krieger C. J. Krieger
A. Kriete 1 n.a. Czech Republic A. Kriete; inferred from MPC A. Kriete
Timur Valer'evič Krjačko 60 1970–pres. Russia T. V. Kryachko; amateur, it:wiki, MPC T. V. Kryachko; T. Kryachko
Marcin Kubiak 1 n.a. Poland M. Kubiak; MPC M. Kubiak
Jeremy Martin Kubica 15 n.a. United States J. Kubica; MPC J. Kubica
Kazuo Kubokawa 1 1903–1943 Japan K. Kubokawa; MPC K. Kubokawa
François Kugel 351 1959–pres. France F. Kugel; MPC, Observatoire Chante-Perdrix (A77) F. Kugel
Zoltán Kuli 33 n.a. Hungary Z. Kuli; inferred from it:wiki Z. Kuli
György Kulin 21 1905–1989 Hungary G. Kulin; MPC G. Kulin
Pratibha Kumar 3 n.a. India P. Kumar; wife of V. Reddy, MPC, MPC, MPC, Src, Src P. Kumar
Nikolaj Efimovič Kuročkin 2 1923–2003 Russia N. E. Kuročkin; it:wiki N. E. Kurochkin
Hirohisa Kurosaki 1 1970–pres. Japan H. Kurosaki; cite: MPC, disc: MPC H. Kurosaki
Stefan Kürti 7 n.a. Slovakia S. Kürti; HP S. Kurti
Lothar Kurtze 1 1972–pres. Germany L. Kurtze; amateur,[2] disc: MPC L. Kurtze
Reiki Kushida 1 n.a. Japan R. Kushida; amateur, MPC, MPC, wife of Y. Kushida R. Kushida
Yoshio Kushida 56 1957–pres. Japan Y. Kushida; MPC, husband of R. Kushida Y. Kushida
Michal Kusiak 2 n.a. Poland M. Kusiak; Src, diarcritics: Michał Kusiak M. Kusiak
Peter Kušnirák 291 1974–pres. Slovakia P. Kušnirák; P. Kusnirak
Jaroslav Květoň 2 n.a. Czech Republic
Slovakia
J. Květoň; it:wiki, MPC J. Kveton
Andrzej Kwiek 1 n.a. Poland A. Kwiek; fr:wiki, MPC A. Kwiek
Peter Kyrylenko 1 1987–pres. Ukraine P. Kyrylenko; MPC P. Kyrylenko
Juan Lacruz 59 n.a. Spain J. Lacruz; it:wiki J. Lacruz
Claes-Ingvar Lagerkvist 146 1944–pres. Sweden C.-I. Lagerkvist; MPC C.-I. Lagerkvist; C. Lagerkvist
Joanny-Philippe Lagrula 1 1870–1941 France J. Lagrula; MPC, MPC J. Lagrula
Luciano Lai 13 1948–pres. Italy L. Lai; it:wiki, MPC L. Lai
Carl Otto Lampland 1 1873–1951 United States C. O. Lampland; MPC C. O. Lampland
Werner Landgraf 7 1959–pres. Germany W. Landgraf; MPC W. Landgraf
Jeffrey A. Larsen 2 1967–pres. United States J. A. Larsen; fr:wiki, MPC J. A. Larsen
Stephen M. Larson 2 n.a. United States S. M. Larson; fr:wiki, MPC S. M. Larson
Tod Richard Lauer 1 1957–pres. United States T. Lauer; MPC T. Lauer
Vygandas Laugalys 1 n.a. Lithuania V. Laugalys; it:wiki, MPC V. Laugalys
Marguerite Laugier 21 1896–1976 France M. Laugier; MPC M. Laugier
A. Laurent 1 n.a. France A. Laurent; fr:wiki, MPC and MPC, spcl. case, also "J.J.P." vs "J." J. J. P. Laurent
Stephen P. Laurie 50 n.a. United Kingdom S. P. Laurie; amateur S. P. Laurie
Kenneth J. Lawrence 32 1964–pres. United States K. J. Lawrence; K. J. Lawrence
Susannah Lazar 1 1982–pres. United States S. Lazar; it:wiki, MPC, amateur S. Lazar
Charles le Morvan 1 1865–1933 France C. le Morvan; fr:wiki, MPC C. le Morvan
Carlos Leal (astronomer) 9 n.a. Venezuela C. Leal; fr:wiki C. Leal
Byung-Chol Lee 37 n.a. South Korea B.-C. Lee; it:wiki B.-C. Lee
L. Lee 1 n.a. United States L. Lee; inferred, MPC L. Lee
Tae-Hyung Lee 1 1964–pres. South Korea T. H. Lee; it:wiki, MPC T. H. Lee
Jonathan P. Leech 1 n.a. United States J. P. Leech; inferred MPC J. P. Leech
Gerhard Lehmann 21 1960–pres. Germany G. Lehmann; amateur, de:wiki, MPC G. Lehmann
Gregory J. Leonard 11 n.a. United States G. J. Leonard; it:wiki G. J. Leonard
Otto Lesser 1 1830–1887 Germany O. Lesser; MPC O. Lesser
Ken Levin 5 n.a. United States K. Levin; MPC K. Levin
Stephen Levine (astronomer) 1 n.a. United States S. Levine; MPC, inferred S. Levine
David H. Levy 60 1948–pres. Canada D. H. Levy; MPC D. H. Levy; D. Levy
Wendee Levy 4 1948–pres. Canada W. Levy; it:wiki, full: Wendee Esther Wallach Levy, MPC, wife of D. H. Levy W. Levy
William Liller 2 1927–pres. United States W. Liller; MPC W. Liller
Lin Qisheng (astronomer) 62 1964–pres. Taiwan C.-S. Lin; it:wiki C.-S. Lin; C. S. Lin
Hung-Chin Lin 76 n.a. Taiwan H.-C. Lin; (林宏欽), H.-C. Lin
Robert Linderholm 26 1933–2013 United States R. Linderholm; R. Linderholm
Karl Lohnert 4 1885–1944 Germany K. Lohnert; it:wiki, full: Karl Julius Lohnert, MPC K. Lohnert
A. Lokalov 1 n.a. Russia A. Lokalov; MPC A. Lokalov
Vladimir O. Lokot’ 2 n.a. Ukraine V. Lokot’; disc: MPC, MPC V. Lokot
Álvaro López-García 71 1941–pres. Spain Á. López-G.; amateur, MPC, it:wiki A. Lopez
Juan M. Lopez 3 n.a. Spain J.-M. López; assumed ESP, Src J.-M. Lopez; J. M. Lopez
Joachim Lorenz 4 1955–pres. Germany J. Lorenz; amateur,[2] disc: MPC J. Lorenz
Wilhelm Lorenz (astronomer) 4 1886–1918 Germany W. Lorenz; it:wiki, full: Karl Wilhelm Lorenz (change), W. Lorenz
Miklós Lovas 2 1931–pres. Hungary M. Lovas; it:wiki, MPC M. Lovas
Andrew Lowe 499 1959–pres. Canada A. Lowe; it:wiki, amateur, MPC A. Lowe
Percival Lowell 1 1855–1916 United States P. Lowell; MPC, MP missing in body of article P. Lowell
Paul Luckas 2 1962–pres. Australia P. Luckas; it:wiki, MPC, amateur P. Luckas
Christian B. Luginbuhl 3 1955–pres. United States C. B. Luginbuhl; it:wiki, MPC C. B. Luginbuhl
Kjell Lundgren 2 1950–pres. Sweden K. Lundgren; MPC K. Lundgren
Federica Luppi 1 n.a. Italy F. Luppi; MPC F. Luppi
Robert Luther 24 1822–1900 Germany R. Luther; MPC R. Luther
Jane Luu 35 1963–pres. United States J. X. Luu; MPC J. X. Luu
Lucas M. Macri 1 1972–pres. United States
Argentina
L. Macri; it:wiki, MPC L. Macri
Hiroshi Maeno 7 n.a. Japan H. Maeno; it:wiki H. Maeno
John Mahony (astronomer) 9 n.a. United States J. Mahony; amateur, Src J. Mahony
Marie Mahrová 4 1947–pres. Czech Republic
Slovakia
M. Mahrová; it:wiki M. Mahrova
Renu Malhotra 1 1961–pres. India
United States
R. Malhotra; MPC, MPC R. Malhotra
Franco Mallia 14 1961–pres. Italy F. Mallia; it:wiki, amateur, MPC F. Mallia
Francesco Manca 26 1966–pres. Italy F. Manca; amateur, MPC F. Manca
Jan Karel Mánek 1 1961–pres. Czech Republic J. Manek; amateur, MPC, MPC J. Manek
Brian G. W. Manning 19 1926–2011 United Kingdom B. G. W. Manning; B. G. W. Manning
Massimiliano Mannucci 1 1970–pres. Italy M. Mannucci; it:wiki, amateur, MPC M. Mannucci
José Manteca 13 n.a. Spain J. Manteca; it:wiki, aka "Pepe Manteca" J. Manteca
Ilan Manulis 1 n.a. Israel I. Manulis; disc: MPC, inferred I. Manulis
Frédéric Maréchal 2 1952–pres. France F. Maréchal; it:wiki, amateur F. Marechal
Wladimiro Marinello 3 n.a. Italy W. Marinello; it:wiki, amateur, MPC W. Marinello
Mark Scott Marley 1 n.a. United States M. S. Marley; it:wiki, MPC M. S. Marley
Brian G. Marsden 1 1937–2010 United Kingdom B. G. Marsden; cite: MPC, disc: MPC B. G. Marsden
Albert Marth 1 1828–1897 Germany A. Marth; MPC A. Marth
Axel Martin 3 n.a. Germany A. Martin; it:wiki,MPC A. Martin
Terry Martin (astronomer) 1 n.a. United States T. Martin; MPC, Src T. Martin
Carlos T. Martinez 5 n.a. United States C. T. Martinez; Src C. T. Martinez
Gianluca Masi 26 1972–pres. Italy G. Masi; MPC G. Masi
Joseph Masiero 47 1982–pres. United States J. Masiero; MPC J. Masiero
Egisto Masotti 3 1947–pres. Italy E. Masotti; it:wiki, MPC E. Masotti
Adam Massinger 7 1888–1914 Germany A. Massinger; de:wiki, MPC A. Massinger
Giuseppe Massone 1 n.a. Italy G. Massone; MPC, inferred G. Massone
Mary Alice Mathison 1 n.a. United States M. A. Mathison; disc: MPC, inferred from it:wiki M. A. Mathison
Stanislav Matičič 2 n.a. Slovenia S. Matičič; inferred from it:wiki S. Maticic
Damir Matković 2 n.a. Croatia D. Matković; it:wiki D. Matkovic
Robert D. Matson 186 1962–pres. United States R. Matson; it:wiki R. Matson
Masanori Matsuyama 19 1950–pres. Japan M. Matsuyama; de:wiki, amateur, MPC, 松山正則 M. Matsuyama
Daniel Matter 5 1957–pres. France D. Matter; it:wiki, amateur, MPC D. Matter
Alain Maury 9 1958–pres. France A. Maury; MPC A. Maury
D. Mayes 1 n.a. United States D. Mayes; inferred, MPC D. Mayes
Emiliano Mazzoni 2 1953–pres. Italy E. Mazzoni; it:wiki, amateur, MPC E. Mazzoni
Michele Mazzucato 5 1962–pres. Italy M. Mazzucato; it:wiki, MPC M. Mazzucato
John V. McClusky 153 n.a. United States J. V. McClusky; J. V. McClusky
Billy D. McCormack 1 n.a. United States B. D. McCormack; MPC B. D. McCormack
Jennie McCormick 1 n.a. New Zealand J. McCormick; disc: MPC, #R to observatory J. McCormick
Alric D. McDermott 1 n.a. United States A. D. McDermott; MPC A. D. McDermott
Dave McDonald (astronomer) 2 n.a. United States D. McDonald; inferred from it:wiki, MPC D. McDonald
Stephen W. McDonald 1 n.a. United States S. McDonald; MPC S. McDonald
James E. McGaha 6 1946–pres. United States J. McGaha; amateur, it:wiki, MPC J. McGaha
P. McKenzie 1 n.a. Australia P. McKenzie; assumed AUS, MPC P. McKenzie
David McLeish (astronomer) 1 n.a. Argentina D. McLeish; it:wiki, MPC D. McLeish
Robert H. McNaught 481 1956–pres. Scotland
Australia
R. H. McNaught; MPC R. H. McNaught
Jeffrey S. Medkeff 10 1968–2008 United States J. Medkeff; J. Medkeff
Karen Jean Meech 3 n.a. United States K. J. Meech; MPC K. J. Meech
Carol Neese 1 1958–pres. United States C. Neese; MPC, MPC, (presumed MPC-typo Meese for Neese) C. Meese
Sven Melchert 2 1968–pres. Germany S. Melchert; amateur,[2] disc: MPC, MPC S. Melchert
Philibert Jacques Melotte 1 1880–1961 United Kingdom P. Melotte; MPC P. Melotte
J. Dave Mendenhall 1 n.a. United States J. D. Mendenhall; it:wiki, MPC J. D. Mendenhall
Jean-Claude Merlin 65 1954–pres. France J.-C. Merlin; MPC J.-C. Merlin
Szabolcs Mészáros 5 1981–pres. Hungary S. Mészáros; it:wiki S. Meszaros
Joel Hastings Metcalf 41 1866–1925 United States J. H. Metcalf; MPC, MPC J. H. Metcalf
Natal'ja Vital'evna Metlova 1 n.a. Russia N. V. Metlova; it:wiki, MPC N. V. Metlova
Michel Meunier 1 n.a. France M. Meunier; it:wiki, amateur, MPC M. Meunier
Erich Meyer 21 1951–pres. Austria E. Meyer; amateur, MPC E. Meyer
Maik Meyer 16 1970–pres. Germany M. Meyer; de:wiki, amateur, MPC M. Meyer
J. Michaud 1 n.a. United States J. Michaud; assumed USA, MPC J. Michaud
Marco Micheli 10 1983–pres. Italy M. Micheli; MPC, it:wikinews M. Micheli
René Michelsen 5 n.a. Denmark R. Michelsen; inferred MPC R. Michelsen
Celina Mikolajczak 4 n.a. United States C. Mikolajczak; it:wiki C. Mikolajczak
Herman Mikuž 21 n.a. Slovenia H. Mikuž; it:wiki H. Mikuz
R. Miles 1 n.a. United States R. Miles; inferred, MPC R. Miles
Robert L. Millis 6 n.a. United States R. Millis; MPC, DoMP, it:wiki, fr:wiki R. Millis
Elia Millosevich 2 1848–1919 Italy E. Millosevich; MPC E. Millosevich
Matt Mills (astronomer) 1 n.a. United States M. Mills; inferred, MPC M. Mills
Rudolph Minkowski 1 1895–1976 United States R. Minkowski; disc: MPC R. Minkowski
Tetsuyasu Mitani 1 1927–2004 Japan T. Mitani; it:wiki, MPC, MPC T. Mitani
Seidai Miyasaka 4 1955–pres. Japan S. Miyasaka; MPC S. Miyasaka
Takashi Mizuno (astronomer) 1 1955–pres. Japan T. Mizuno; it:wiki, amateur, MPC MPC T. Mizuno
Yoshikane Mizuno 52 1954–pres. Japan Y. Mizuno; MPC Y. Mizuno
Marko Moilanen 1 n.a. Finland M. Moilanen; it:wiki, MPC M. Moilanen
Lawrence Alan Molnar 68 1959–pres. United States L. A. Molnar; it:wiki, MPC L. A. Molnar
Jean Montanne 1 n.a. France J. Montanne; it:wiki, MPC J. Montanne
Nico Montigiani 1 n.a. Italy N. Montigiani; it:wiki, MPC N. Montigiani
Didier Morata 1 1954–pres. France D. Morata; it:wiki, amateur, MPC MPC D. Morata
Stéphane Morata 1 1977–pres. France S. Morata; it:wiki, amateur, MPC MPC S. Morata
Zdeněk Moravec 93 1968–pres. Czech Republic Z. Moravec; Z. Moravec
Hiroshi Mori (astronomer) 45 1958–pres. Japan H. Mori; it:wiki, MPC H. Mori
Nicholas Moskovitz 1 1981–pres. United States N. Moskovitz; MPC, MPC N. Moskovitz
Patrick M. Motl 9 n.a. United States P. M. Motl; it:wiki, MPC P. M. Motl
Stefano Mottola 5 n.a. Italy S. Mottola; it:wiki, MPC S. Mottola
Antonín Mrkos 274 1918–1996 Czech Republic A. Mrkos; MPC A. Mrkos
Jean Mueller 13 1950–pres. United States J. E. Mueller; MPC J. E. Mueller
Masaru Mukai 13 1949–pres. Japan M. Mukai; M. Mukai
Gustavo Muler 21 n.a. Spain G. Muler; (Observatorio Nazaret J47) G. Muler
John-Derral Mulholland 1 1934–2008 United States J.-D. Mulholland; it:wiki, MPC J. D. Mulholland
Ulisse Munari 53 1960–pres. Italy U. Munari; MPC U. Munari
J. Muñoz 1 n.a. Spain J. Muñoz; disc: MPC, inferred from it:wiki J. Munoz
Osamu Muramatsu 73 1949–pres. Japan O. Muramatsu; MPC O. Muramatsu
Juan Carlos Muzzio 2 1946–pres. Argentina J. C. Muzzio; it:wiki, MPC J. C. Muzzio
Atsushi Nakajima (astronomer) 1 n.a. Japan A. Nakajima; MPC A. Nakajima
Akimasa Nakamura 112 1961–pres. Japan A. Nakamura; MPC A. Nakamura
Tsuko Nakamura 3 1943–pres. Japan T. Nakamura; it:wiki, MPC T. Nakamura
Akio Nakanishi 2 1964–pres. Japan A. Nakanishi; amateur, MPC A. Nakanishi
Orlando A. Naranjo 38 1951–pres. Venezuela O. A. Naranjo; it:wiki O. A. Naranjo
Michael Nassir 1 n.a. United States M. Nassir; MPC M. Nassir
Akira Natori 32 1956–pres. Japan A. Natori; it:wiki, MPC A. Natori
Edgar Rangel Netto 8 n.a. Brazil E. R. Netto; de:wiki, MPC E. R. Netto
Grigory Neujmin 74 1885–1946 Russia
Soviet Union
G. N. Neujmin; MPC G. N. Neujmin
Vitaly Nevsky 6 n.a. Belarus V. Nevski; alt. Vitalij Nevskij / Vitaliy Nevskiy, amateur, Vitebsk Obs. and Nevskiy, Comet ISON V. Nevski
Phil Nicholson 1 n.a. United States P. Nicholson; disc: MPC P. Nicholson
Seth Barnes Nicholson 2 1891–1963 United States S. B. Nicholson; cite: MPCDoMP, disc: MPC and MPC S. B. Nicholson
Tsuneo Niijima 32 1955–pres. Japan T. Niijima; , amateur, MPC T. Niijima
V. L. Nixon 1 n.a. United States V. L. Nixon; MPC V. L. Nixon
Michael C. Nolan 1 1963–pres. United States M. C. Nolan; it:wiki, MPC, MPC M. C. Nolan
Jaume Nomen 55 1960–pres. Spain
Catalonia
J. Nomen; MPC J. Nomen
Toshiro Nomura 13 1954–pres. Japan T. Nomura; MPC T. Nomura
Hans Ulrik Nørgaard-Nielsen 2 n.a. Denmark H. U. Nørgaard-Nielsen; it:wiki, MPC H. U. Norgaard-Nielsen
Artyom Novichonok 20 n.a. Russia A. Novichonok; Comet ISON, Src A. Novichonok; A. O. Novichonok
Andrew J. Noymer 7 1971–pres. United States A. J. Noymer; it:wiki, MPC A. J. Noymer
Donal O'Ceallaigh 3 n.a. Republic of Ireland D. O'Ceallaigh; Src D. O'Ceallaigh
Erwin Obermair 7 1946–pres. Austria E. Obermair; MPC, amateur, E. Obermair
Eran O. Ofek 1 n.a. Israel E. O. Ofek; disc: MPC, HP E. O. Ofek
Warren B. Offutt 17 1928–pres. United States W. Offutt; MPC W. Offutt
Youhei Ohba 3 n.a. Japan Y. Ohba; at ISAS Y. Ohba
Okuro Oikawa 8 1896–1980 Japan O. Oikawa; MPC O. Oikawa
Gregory Wayne Ojakangas 2 n.a. United States G. Ojakangas; it:wiki, MPC and MPC G. Ojakangas
Arto Oksanen 1 n.a. Finland A. Oksanen; MPC, amateur A. Oksanen
Tomimaru Okuni 130 1931–pres. Japan T. Okuni; MPC, amateur T. Okuni
Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers 2 1758–1840 Germany H. W. Olbers; MPC H. W. Olbers
C. Michelle Olmstead 46 1969–pres. United States C. M. Olmstead; MPC C. M. Olmstead
Csilla Orgel 1 n.a. Hungary C. Orgel; assumed per it:wiki, MPC C. Orgel
José Luis Ortiz Moreno 1 1967–pres. Spain J. L. Ortiz; cite: MPC, disc: MPC, unofficial discoverer Haumea J. L. Ortiz
Michel Ory 199 1966–pres. Switzerland M. Ory; amateur, MPC M. Ory
Yoshiaki Oshima 61 1952–pres. Japan Y. Oshima; MPC Y. Oshima
Liisi Oterma 54 1915–2001 Finland L. Oterma; MPC L. Oterma
Satoru Otomo 148 1957–pres. Japan S. Otomo; amateur, MPC S. Otomo
Rafael Pacheco 57 1954–pres. Spain R. Pacheco; MPC R. Pacheco
Deborah Lynne Padgett 1 n.a. United States D. Padgett; inferred from MPC D. Padgett
Johann Palisa 122 1848–1925 Austria J. Palisa; MPC J. Palisa
Amanda Papadimos 4 n.a. Canada A. Papadimos; inferred country A. Papadimos
Praskov'ja Georgievna Parchomenko 2 1886–1970 Russia
Soviet Union
P. Parchomenko; it:wiki, MPC P. Parchomenko
Yun-Ho Park 2 n.a. South Korea Y.-H. Park; it:wiki Y.-H. Park
Joel W. Parker 2 1962–pres. United States J. W. Parker; inferred from MPC J. W. Parker
Alois Paroubek 1 n.a. Czechoslovakia A. Paroubek; it:wiki, MPC A. Paroubek
André Patry 9 1902–1967 France A. Patry; MPC A. Patry
Thierry Pauwels 146 1957–pres. Belgium T. Pauwels; MPC T. Pauwels
Thomas Payer 4 1978–pres. Germany T. Payer; amateur,[2] T. Payer
Fernando Pedichini 1 n.a. Italy F. Pedichini; MPC F. Pedichini
Jean-Claude Pelle 10 1942–pres. France J.-C. Pelle; amateur, fr:wiki, MPC, full name: Jean Claude George Pelle J. C. Pelle
Randy Pepper 2 n.a. United States R. Pepper; it:wiki, amateur, Fort Bend Astronomy Club R. Pepper
Zenón M. Pereyra 1 n.a. Chile Z. Pereyra; it:wiki, MPC Z. Pereyra
Henri Joseph Anastase Perrotin 6 1845–1904 France J. Perrotin; MPC J. Perrotin
Christian Heinrich Friedrich Peters 48 1813–1890 Germany
United States
C. H. F. Peters; MPC C. H. F. Peters
George Henry Peters 3 1863–1947 United States G. H. Peters; G. H. Peters
Jean-Marc Petit 7 1961–pres. France J.-M. Petit; fr:wiki, MPC J.-M. Petit; J. Petit
Holly Phaneuf 2 n.a. United States H. Phaneuf; it:wiki, amateur H. Phaneuf
Jeffrey L. Phinney 4 1957–pres. United States J. Phinney; cite: MPC ,disc: MPC, MPC, MPC, MPC J. Phinney
Giuseppe Piazzi 1 1746–1826 Italy G. Piazzi; MPC G. Piazzi
Paolo Pietrapiana 2 n.a. Italy P. Pietrapriana; , amateur, it:wiki, MPC P. Pietrapiana
Michael Pietschnig 3 n.a. Austria M. Pietschnig; amateur, Src M. Pietschnig
Jana Pittichová 5 n.a. Czech Republic J. Pittichová; assumed based on it:wiki J. Pittichova
Guido Pizarro (astronomer) 8 n.a. Chile G. Pizarro; it:wiki, MPC G. Pizarro
Oscar Pizarro 1 n.a. Chile O. Pizarro; it:wiki, brother of G. Pizarro, MPC, MPC O. Pizarro
Gianpaolo Pizzetti 4 1961–pres. Italy G. P. Pizzetti; amateur, MPC, it:wiki G. P. Pizzetti; G. Pizzetti
John Platt (computer scientist) 2 1963–pres. United States J. Platt; J. Platt
C. E. Plunkett 1 n.a. United States C. E. Plunkett; inferred, MPC C. E. Plunkett
G. A. Plyugin 7 1925–pres. Russia G. A. Plyugin; it:wiki, full name: Gurij Antonovič Pljugin G. A. Plyugin
Regina Podstanická 1 1928–2000 Slovakia R. Podstanická; disc: MPC, it:wiki R. Podstanicka
Norman Pogson 8 1829–1891 United Kingdom N. R. Pogson; , full: Norman Robert Pogson, MPCDoMP N. R. Pogson
Radosław Poleski 1 n.a. Poland R. Poleski; MPC R. Poleski
David Polishook 12 1976–pres. Israel D. Polishook; it:wiki, full: David L. Polishook, MPC D. Polishook
Isidre Pòlit 1 1880–1958 Spain
Catalonia
I. Pòlit; it:wiki, full: Isidre Pòlit i Boixareu, MPC MPC I. Polit
Christian Pollas 26 1947–pres. France C. Pollas; fr:wiki, MPC C. Pollas
Hejno Iogannović Potter 1 1929–2007 Russia H. Potter; it:wiki, MPC, MPC H. Potter
Valentino Pozzoli 3 n.a. Italy V. Pozzoli; inferred V. Pozzoli
Alexander Pravda 52 n.a. Slovakia A. Pravda; it:wiki A. Pravda
Petr Pravec 350 1967–pres. Czech Republic P. Pravec; MPC P. Pravec
Donald P. Pray 3 1949–pres. United States D. P. Pray; it:wiki, MPC D. P. Pray
Milorad B. Protić 7 1911–2001 Serbia M. B. Protić; MPC M. B. Protitch
Andrew W. Puckett 15 1977–pres. United States A. W. Puckett; Andrew Wayne Puckett, MPC A. W. Puckett
Ulisse Quadri 1 1953–pres. Italy U. Quadri; amateur, it:wiki, MPC MPC U. Quadri
Herbert Raab 1 1969–pres. Austria H. Raab; amateur, MPC, Src, disc: MPC H. Raab
David L. Rabinowitz 27 1960–pres. United States D. L. Rabinowitz; MPC D. L. Rabinowitz; D. Rabinowitz
Petar Radovan 1 n.a. Croatia P. Radovan; it:wiki, MPC P. Radovan
Rajgopalan Rajamohan 6 n.a. India R. Rajamohan; it:wiki R. Rajamohan
Vishnu Vardhan Reddy 23 1978–pres. India V. Reddy; it:wiki, MPC V. Reddy
Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth 395 1892–1979 Germany K. Reinmuth; MPC K. Reinmuth
Guy Reiss 5 1904–1964 France G. Reiss; MPC G. Reiss
Tomáš Rezek (astronomer) 1 n.a. Czech Republic T. Rezek; inferred, MPC T. Rezek
Joseph Rheden 3 1873–1946 Austria J. Rheden; J. Rheden
Hans Rickman 2 1949–pres. Sweden H. Rickman; it:wiki, MPC H. Rickman
Judit Györgyey Ries 2 n.a. Hungary J. G. Ries; Src J. G. Ries
Wolfgang Ries 147 1968–pres. Austria W. Ries; amateur, MPC W. Ries
Jim Riffle 2 n.a. Canada J. Riffle; inferred from it:wiki J. Riffle
Fernand Rigaux 8 1905–1962 Belgium F. Rigaux; MPC F. Rigaux
Claudine Rinner 58 1965–pres. France C. Rinner; amateur, MPC C. Rinner
Keith Rivich 5 n.a. United States K. Rivich; it:wiki, amateur K. Rivich
Irving Robbins (astronomer) 1 n.a. United States I. Robbins; disc: MPC, Src and Src I. Robbins
Adrienne M. Robbins 1 n.a. United States A. Robbins; it:wiki, MPC, full name: Adrienne Makita Robbins A. Robbins
Larry Robinson (astronomer) 18 n.a. United States L. Robinson; it:wiki, amateur, MPC L. Robinson
Heiner Roclawski 1 1963–pres. Germany H. Roclawski; disc: MPC,[2] H. Roclawski
Greg Rodgers 1 n.a. United States G. Rodgers; disc: MPC G. Rodgers
Tim A. Rodriquez 1 n.a. United States T. Rodriquez; it:wiki, MPC T. Rodriquez
Henry G. Roe 1 n.a. United States H. G. Roe; it:wiki, MPC H. G. Roe
James M. Roe 101 1943–pres. United States J. M. Roe; it:wiki J. M. Roe
Elizabeth Roemer 2 1929–2016 United States E. Roemer; MPC E. Roemer
John E. Rogers 3 n.a. United States J. E. Rogers; it:wiki J. E. Rogers
Brian P. Roman 11 n.a. United States B. Roman; MPC B. Roman
Amy E. Rose 2 1987–pres. United States A. E. Rose; MPC A. E. Rose
Perry Rose (astronomer) 4 1966–pres. United States P. Rose; full: Perry J. Rose, MPC P. Rose
Emily Ross 1 n.a. United States E. Ross; inferred, MPC E. Ross
René Roy (astronomer) 9 1938–pres. France R. Roy; amateur, fr:wiki, MPC R. Roy
Eric P. Rubenstein 1 n.a. United States E. P. Rubenstein; MPC E. P. Rubenstein
A. Rudd 2 n.a. United States A. Rudd; MPC, MPC A. Rudd
Marian Rudnyk 3 n.a. United States
Ukraine
M. Rudnyk; it:wiki M. Rudnyk
Donald James Rudy 1 n.a. United States D. Rudy; it:wiki, MPC D. Rudy
Jose Maria Ruiz 4 n.a. Spain J. M. Ruiz; inferred from MPC J. M. Ruiz
Kenneth S. Russell 2 n.a. Australia K. S. Russell; it:wiki K. S. Russell
John Ruthroff 1 n.a. United States J. Ruthroff; it:wiki, MPC J. Ruthroff
William H. Ryan (astronomer) 25 n.a.. United States W. H. Ryan; inferred from it:wiki W. H. Ryan
John Sachs (astronomer) 2 n.a. United States J. Sachs; amateur, Src, Src J. Sachs
Giuseppe A. Sala 2 n.a. Italy G. A. Sala; disc: MPC, MPC G. A. Sala
Paolo Sala (astronomer) 3 1954–pres. Italy
Germany
P. Sala; amateur,[2] disc: MPC, MPC, MPC P. Sala
George C. Sallit 1 n.a. United Kingdom G. Sallit; it:wiki, MPC G. Sallit
Stephen L. Salyards 1 n.a. United States S. L. Salyards; it:wiki, MPC S. L. Salyards
A. G. Samuel 1 n.a. Argentina A. G. Samuel; it:wiki, MPC A. G. Samuel
Salvador Sánchez (astronomer) 3 n.a. Spain S. Sánchez; it:wiki S. Sanchez
Allan Sandage 1 1926–2010 United States A. R. Sandage; disc: MPC A. R. Sandage
Hans-Ullrich Sandig 1 1909–1979 Germany H.-U. Sandig; de:wiki, MPC H.-U. Sandig
Robert G. Sandness 6 n.a. United States R. G. Sandness; amateur, it:wiki R. G. Sandness
Luigi Sannino 2 1981–pres. Italy L. Sannino; amateur, it:wiki L. Sannino
Matteo M. M. Santangelo 21 n.a. Italy M. M. M. Santangelo; it:wiki, name: Matteo Santangelo (simply) M. M. M. Santangelo
Krisztián Sárneczky 363 1974–pres. Hungary K. Sárneczky; K. Sarneczky
Lenka Kotková 258 1973–pres. Czech Republic L. Kotková; née Šarounová, MPC L. Sarounova
Goro Sasaki 1 n.a. Japan G. Sasaki; it:wiki, MPC G. Sasaki
Isao Satō 6 1963–pres. Japan I. Satō; it:wiki, MPC I. Sato
Naoto Satō 142 1953–pres. Japan N. Satō; amateur, MPC N. Sato
Robert D. Schaldach 1 n.a. United States R. D. Schaldach; disc: MPC, taken from de:wiki R. D. Schaldach
Alexandre Schaumasse 2 1882–1958 France A. Schaumasse; MPC A. Schaumasse
Giovanni Schiaparelli 1 1835–1910 Italy G. Schiaparelli; MPC G. Schiaparelli
Christine J. Schiff 1 n.a. New Zealand C. J. Schiff; amateur, it:wiki, wife of J. L. Schiff, MPC C. J. Schiff
Joel L. Schiff 1 n.a. New Zealand J. L. Schiff; amateur, it:wiki, husband of C. J. Schiff, MPC J. L. Schiff
Thomas Schildknecht 3 n.a. Switzerland T. Schildknecht; it:wiki, Src T. Schildknecht
Frank Schiralli Jr. 1 n.a. United States F. Schiralli Jr.; disc: MPC, Src F. Schiralli Jr.
Lutz D. Schmadel 245 1942–2016 Germany L. D. Schmadel; MPC L. D. Schmadel; L.D. Schmadel
Alfred Schmitt 4 1907–1973 France A. Schmitt; MPC A. Schmitt
Hans Scholl (astronomer) 55 1942–pres. Germany H. Scholl; MPC H. Scholl
Richard Schorr 2 1867–1951 Germany R. Schorr; MPC R. Schorr
Joachim Schubart 2 1928–pres. Germany J. Schubart; de:wiki, MPC J. Schubart
Lipót Schulhof 1 1847–1921 Hungary L. Schulhof; MPC L. Schulhof
Hans-Emil Schuster 25 1934–pres. Germany H.-E. Schuster; MPC H.-E. Schuster
Erwin Schwab 83 1964–pres. Germany E. Schwab; amateur, MPC E. Schwab
Megan E. Schwamb 9 n.a. United States M. E. Schwamb; fr:wiki M. E. Schwamb; M. Schwamb
Michael B. Schwartz 25 1950–pres. United States M. Schwartz; amateur, it:wiki, MPC M. Schwartz
Friedrich Karl Arnold Schwassmann 22 1870–1964 Germany A. Schwassmann; MPC A. Schwassmann
George Mary Searle 1 1839–1918 United States G. Searle; disc: MPC G. Searle
William Lawrence Sebok 2 n.a. United States W. Sebok; it:wiki W. Sebok
Bruce A. Segal 2 1959–pres. United States B. A. Segal; amateur, it:wiki, MPC B. A. Segal
Sadao Sei 1 n.a. Japan S. Sei; MPC S. Sei
Tsutomu Seki 225 1930–pres. Japan T. Seki; MPC T. Seki
Alexey V. Sergeyev 1 n.a. Uzbekistan A. Sergeyev; inferred from MPC A. Sergeev
Carl Sexton 9 n.a. United States C. Sexton; amateur (inferred from it-wiki Dellinger) C. Sexton
Grigory Shajn 3 1892–1956 Russia
Soviet Union
G. Shajn; MPC G. Shajn
Pelageya Shajn 19 1894–1956 Russia
Soviet Union
P. F. Shajn; MPC P. F. Shajn
R. Shank 1 n.a. United States R. Shank; assumed USA, MPC R. Shank
Scott S. Sheppard 15 1977–pres. United States S. S. Sheppard; MPC S. S. Sheppard
Edwin E. Sheridan 31 n.a. United States E. E. Sheridan; it:wiki E. E. Sheridan; E. Sheridan
Jia You Shih 3 n.a. China C.-Y. Shih; MPC C.-Y. Shih
Yoshisada Shimizu 311 1943–pres. Japan Y. Shimizu; MPC Y. Shimizu
Hitoshi Shiozawa 29 n.a. Japan H. Shiozawa; amateur, it:wiki H. Shiozawa
Seiji Shirai (astronomer) 3 n.a. Japan S. Shirai; MPC, MPC, MPC S. Shirai
Vladimir Shkodrov 7 1930–2010 Bulgaria V. G. Shkodrov; MPC V. G. Shkodrov; V. Shkodrov
Carolyn S. Shoemaker 376 1929–pres. United States C. S. Shoemaker; C. S. Shoemaker
Eugene M. Shoemaker 183 1928–1997 United States E. M. Shoemaker; MPC E. M. Shoemaker
Sergey E. Shurpakov 1 1966–pres. Belarus S. Shurpakov; amateur, cite: MPC, disc: MPC, full: Sergey Eduardovich Shurpakov S. Shurpakov
Piero Sicoli 43 1954–pres. Italy P. Sicoli; MPC P. Sicoli
Stephen Singer-Brewster 6 1945–pres. United States S. Singer-Brewster; MPC S. Singer-Brewster
Amanjot Singh 1 1988–pres. United States A. Singh; MPC, MPC A. Singh
Russell Sipe 2 n.a. United States R. Sipe; inferred from fr:wiki R. Sipe
Brigitta Sipőcz 35 n.a. Hungary B. Sipőcz; B. Sipocz
Michael L. Sitko 1 n.a. United States M. L. Sitko; MPC, inferred M. L. Sitko
Brian A. Skiff 60 n.a. United States B. A. Skiff; MPC B. A. Skiff
David R. Skillman 13 1945–pres. United States D. R. Skillman; MPC D. R. Skillman; D. Skillman
Jure Skvarč 7 1964–pres. Slovenia J. Skvarč; it:wiki, MPC J. Skvarc
Evgenij Fëdorovič Skvorcov 3 1882–1952 Russia
Soviet Union
E. Skvorcov; aka Skvortsov, it:wiki, MPC E. Skvortsov
Tamara Smirnova 135 1935–2001 Russia T. M. Smirnova; MPC T. M. Smirnova
Suzanne Elizabeth Smrekar 1 n.a. United States S. Smrekar; it:wiki, MPC S. Smrekar
Andrea Soffiantini 1 n.a. Italy A. Soffiantini; Carezza, Trentino (NASA), disc: MPC A. Soffiantini
Patrick Sogorb 4 1971–pres. France P. Sogorb; amateur, fr:wiki P. Sogorb
Vladimir Jakovlevič Solov'ëv 1 n.a. Russia V. Y. Solovyov; it:wiki, MPC V. Y. Solovyov
Giovanni Sostero 1 1964–2012 Italy G. Sostero; amateur, MPC G. Sostero
Alfredo Sota 4 n.a. Spain A. Sota; inferred from MPC A. Sota
Guy Soulié 2 1920–pres. France G. Soulié; amateur, fr:wiki, MPC G. Soulie
Timothy B. Spahr 58 1970–pres. United States T. B. Spahr; full:"Bruce", MPC T. B. Spahr
Stefano Sposetti 161 1958–pres. Switzerland S. Sposetti; amateur, MPC S. Sposetti; Stefano Sposetti
Tom Stafford (astronomer) 40 n.a. United States T. Stafford; T. Stafford
Anton Staus 1 1872–1955 Germany A. Staus; MPC A. Staus
Duncan Steel 12 1955–pres. United Kingdom D. I. Steel; MPC D. I. Steel
W. A. Stein 1 n.a. United States W. A. Stein; MPC, inferred W. A. Stein
Édouard Stephan 2 1837–1923 France É. Stephan; MPC E. Stephan
Peter B. Stetson 1 1952–pres. Canada P. B. Stetson; it:wiki, MPC, full: Peter Brailey Stetson P. B. Stetson
Berton L. Stevens 53 1951–pres. United States B. L. Stevens; amateur, it:wiki, MPC, Desert Moon Obs. B. L. Stevens
Janet A. Stevens 1 n.a. United States J. Stevens; amateur, it:wiki, MPC, wife of B. L. Stevens J. Stevens
Carlton F. Stewart 1 n.a. United States C. F. Stewart; it:wiki, MPC C. F. Stewart
DeLisle Stewart 1 1870–1941 United States D. Stewart; MPC D. Stewart
Lacey Stewart 1 n.a. United States L. Stewart; MPC, Src L. Stewart
Jürgen Stock (astronomer) 3 1923–pres. Germany
Venezuela
J. Stock; MPC J. Stock
M. Stockmaster 1 n.a. United States M. Stockmaster; inferred from MPC, M. Stockmaster
Reiner Michael Stoss 9 1975–pres. Germany R. M. Stoss; amateur, MPC R. M. Stoss; R. Stoss
Luca Strabla 1 1963–pres. Italy L. Strabla; amateur, it:wiki, MPC, full: Luca Pietro Strabla L. Strabla
Louis-Gregory Strolger 1 n.a. United States L.-G. Strolger; MPC, inferred L.-G. Strolger
Gyula Strommer 1 1920–1995 Hungary G. Strommer; it:wiki, MPC G. Strommer
Otto Struve 2 1897–1963 United States O. Struve; MPC O. Struve
Antonio Stucchi 1 n.a. Italy A. Stucchi; MPC, inferred A. Stucchi
Jeffrey Sue 1 n.a. United States J. Sue; inferred MPC, (H06), Src J. Sue
Uwe Süßenberger 4 n.a. Germany U. Süßenberger; U. Suessenberger
Matsuo Sugano 4 1939–pres. Japan M. Sugano; MPC M. Sugano
Atsushi Sugie 122 n.a. Japan A. Sugie; MPC A. Sugie
Rafael Suvanto 1 –1940 Finland R. Suvanto; it:wiki, MPC R. Suvanto
Kenzo Suzuki (astronomer) 42 1950–pres. Japan K. Suzuki; MPC K. Suzuki
Shōhei Suzuki 52 n.a. Japan S. Suzuki; S. Suzuki
Steven Roger Swanson 2 n.a. United States S. R. Swanson; inferred, MPC, MPC S. R. Swanson
Frédéric Sy 2 1861–19xx France F. Sy; MPC F. Sy
Gyula M. Szabó 7 1979–pres. Hungary G. Szabó; fr:wiki, MPC G. Szabo
Tamás Szalai (astronomer) 2 n.a. Hungary T. Szalai; MPC, inferred T. Szalai
Dorottya Szám 1 n.a. Hungary D. Szám; amateur, it:wiki, MPC D. Szam
Attila Szing 1 n.a. Hungary A. Szing; inferred MPC A. Szing
D. Taeymans 1 n.a. Belgium D. Taeymans; inferred from MPC D. Taeymans
Laurence G. Taff 10 1947–pres. United States L. G. Taff; fr:wiki L. G. Taff
Ugo Tagliaferri 2 n.a. Italy U. Tagliaferri; amateur, it:wiki U. Tagliaferri
Atsushi Takahashi 22 1965–pres. Japan A. Takahashi; amateur, MPC A. Takahashi
Masanori Takeishi 13 1950–pres. Japan M. Takeishi; amateur, de:wiki, MPC M. Takeishi
Noéline Teamo 227 n.a. France N. Teamo; amateur, Hibiscus Observatory (F84) Tahiti N. Teamo
Wilhelm Tempel 5 1821–1889 Germany E. W. Tempel; MPC E. W. Tempel
Luciano Tesi 185 1931–pres. Italy L. Tesi; amateur, MPC L. Tesi; L. esi
Augusto Testa 31 1950–pres. Italy A. Testa; MPC A. Testa
Holger Thiele 4 1878–1946 Denmark H. Thiele; son of Thorvald N. Thiele, MPCDoMP H. Thiele
Bernd Thinius 2 1959–pres. Germany B. Thinius; amateur,[2] disc: MPC and MPC B. Thinius
David J. Tholen 61 1955–pres. United States D. J. Tholen; MPC D. J. Tholen
Norman G. Thomas 55 1930–pres. United States N. G. Thomas; MPC N. G. Thomas
William Thuillot 1 1951–pres. France W. Thuillot; MPC, inferred W. Thuillot
Dan Tibbets 2 n.a. United States D. Tibbets; inferred D. Tibbets
Jana Tichá 106 1965–pres. Czech Republic J. Tichá; MPC J. Ticha
Miloš Tichý 218 1966–pres. Czech Republic M. Tichý; MPC M. Tichy
Friedrich Tietjen 1 1834–1895 Germany F. Tietjen; MPC F. Tietjen
Michael Todd (astronomer) 3 n.a. Australia M. Todd; inferred M. Todd
Clyde Tombaugh 15 1906–1997 United States C. W. Tombaugh; MPC C. W. Tombaugh
Maura Tombelli 196 1952–pres. Italy M. Tombelli; amateur, MPC M. Tombelli
Kōichirō Tomita 9 1925–2006 Japan K. Tomita; MPC K. Tomita
Mario Tonincelli 4 n.a. Italy M. Tonincelli; inferred M. Tonincelli
John L. Tonry 2 1953–pres. United States J. L. Tonry; de:wiki, MPC J. L. Tonry
Carlos Torres (astronomer) 37 n.a. Chile C. Torres; MPC, Carlos Torres R. C. Torres
Y. Torres 1 n.a. United States Y. Torres; assumed USA, MPC Y. Torres
Juraj Tóth 16 1975–pres. Slovakia J. Tóth; MPC J. Toth
Suzanne W. Tourtellotte 14 1945–2013 United States S. Tourtellotte; inferred S. Tourtellotte
Fabrizio Tozzi 149 1970–pres. Italy F. Tozzi; amateur, it:wiki, MPC F. Tozzi
Richard Trentman 2 1939–pres. United States R. Trentman; amateur, MPC R. Trentman
David E. Trilling 2 1972–pres. United States D. E. Trilling; MPC D. E. Trilling
Paul J. Tristram 1 n.a. New Zealand P. J. Tristram; disc: MPC, MJUO, Src P. J. Tristram
Chad Trujillo 54 1973–pres. United States C. Trujillo; MPC C. A. Trujillo; C. Trujillo; C. W. Trujillo
Yuan-Sheng Tsai (astronomer) 3 n.a. Taiwan Y.-S. Tsai; inferred Y.-S. Tsai
Akira Tsuchikawa 4 n.a. Japan A. Tsuchikawa; it:wiki, MPC A. Tsuchikawa
Roy A. Tucker 705 1951–pres. United States R. A. Tucker; MPC R. A. Tucker
D. Tuma 1 n.a. Czech Republic D. Tuma; disc: MPC, inferred country D. Tuma
Horace Parnell Tuttle 2 1837–1923 United States H. P. Tuttle; MPC H. P. Tuttle
Andrzej Udalski 2 1957–pres. Poland A. Udalski; MPC A. Udalski
Seiji Ueda 705 1952–pres. Japan S. Ueda; MPC S. Ueda
Takeshi Urata 641 1947–1912 Japan T. Urata; MPC T. Urata
Fumiaki Uto 22 n.a. Japan F. Uto; F. Uto; T. Uto
Antonio Vagnozzi 46 1950–pres. Italy A. Vagnozzi; amateur, MPC A. Vagnozzi
Marja Väisälä 2 1916–2011 Finland M. Väisälä; daughter of Y. Väisälä, full name: Marja Ilmatar Väisälä, it:wiki M. Vaisala
Yrjö Väisälä 128 1891–1971 Finland Y. Väisälä; MPC and MPC Y. Vaisala
Mallory Vale 3 1986–pres. United States M. Vale; MPC M. Vale
George Van Biesbroeck 16 1880–1974 Belgium
United States
G. Van Biesbroeck; MPC G. Van Biesbroeck
Hendrik van Gent 39 1899–1947 Netherlands H. van Gent; MPC H. van Gent
Cornelis Johannes van Houten 4627 1920–2002 Netherlands C. J. van Houten; MPC C. J. van Houten
Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld 4628 1921–2015 Netherlands I. van Houten-Groeneveld; MPC I. van Houten-Groeneveld; I. Groeneveld
Andre van Staden 1 n.a. South Africa A. van Staden; inferred, MPC A. van Staden
Andrew Vanden Heuvel 1 n.a. United States A. Vanden Heuvel; it:wiki, MPC A. Vanden Heuvel
Luděk Vašta 1 n.a. Czech Republic L. Vašta; MPC, inferred L. Vasta
Zdeňka Vávrová 115 1945–pres. Czech Republic Z. Vávrová; MPC Z. Vavrova
Christian Veillet 136 1954–pres. France C. Veillet; MPC C. Veillet
Graziano Ventre 4 n.a. Italy G. Ventre; amateur, it:wiki G. Ventre
Antoni Vidal 1 n.a. Spain A. Vidal; amateur, it:wiki, MPC A. Vidal
Ester Vigil 1 n.a. Spain E. Vigil; amateur, it:wiki, MPC E. Vigil
Jozef Világi 9 n.a. Slovakia J. Világi; inferred from it:wiki J. Vilagi
Walter Augustin Villiger 1 1872–1938 Switzerland W. Villiger; MPC, MPC W. Villiger
George R. Viscome 33 1956–pres. United States G. R. Viscome; MPC G. R. Viscome
David Voglsam 1 n.a. Austria D. Voglsam; Src, MPC D. Voglsam
Heinrich Vogt (astronomer) 1 1890–1968 Germany H. Vogt; MPC, MPC H. Vogt
Luigi Volta 5 1876–1952 Italy L. Volta; it:wiki L. Volta
Tomáš Vorobjov 7 1984–pres. Slovakia T. Vorobjov; MPC T. Vorobjov
Christel Vuissoz 2 n.a. Switzerland C. Vuissoz; inferred it:wiki, MPC C. Vuissoz
Libor Vyskočil 1 n.a. Czech Republic L. Vyskočil; disc: MPC, inferred L. Vyskocil
Arno Arthur Wachmann 3 1902–1990 Germany A. Wachmann; MPC A. Wachmann
Sahil Wadhwa 1 n.a. India S. Wadhwa; Src, MPC S. Wadhwa
Joe Wagner (astronomer) 6 n.a. United States J. Wagner; it:wiki, MPC J. Wagner
Duncan Waldron 2 n.a. United Kingdom
Scotland
J. D. Waldron; amateur, it:wiki J. D. Waldron
Jasper V. Wall 1 n.a. Canada J. V. Wall; it:wiki, MPC J. V. Wall
Åke Wallenquist 1 1904–1994 Sweden Å. A. E. Wallenquist; MPC, MPC A. A. E. Wallenquist
Brian D. Warner 3 1952–pres. United States B. D. Warner; MPC, it:wiki B. D. Warner
Archibald Warnock 7 n.a. United States A. Warnock; it:wiki A. Warnock
Lawrence H. Wasserman 33 n.a. United States L. H. Wasserman; it:wiki, MPC L. H. Wasserman
Kazuro Watanabe 671 1955–pres. Japan K. Watanabe; amateur, MPC K. Watanabe
James Craig Watson 22 1838–1880 Canada
United States
J. C. Watson; MPC J. C. Watson
Martin Watt 4 n.a. United Kingdom M. Watt; it:wiki M. Watt
J. Scott Weaver 2 1940–2008 United States J. S. Weaver; it:wiki, MPC J. S. Weaver; S. Weaver
Robert Weber (astronomer) 8 1926–2008 United States R. Weber; MPC R. Weber
Katrina Wefel 2 n.a. United States K. Wefel; inferred K. Wefel
Don J. Wells 19 1965–pres. United States D. Wells; amateur, it:wiki, MPC D. Wells
Jim Wentworth 1 n.a. United States J. Wentworth; inferred, MPC J. Wentworth
Wolfgang Wenzel (astronomer) 1 1929–pres. Germany W. Wenzel; de:wiki, MPC W. Wenzel
Richard Martin West 40 1941–pres. Denmark R. M. West; MPC R. M. West
Fred Lawrence Whipple 1 1906–2004 United States F. L. Whipple; MPC F. L. Whipple
Minor White (astronomer) 44 n.a. United States M. White; it:wiki M. White
Robert J. Whiteley 12 1971–pres. United States R. J. Whiteley; it:wiki, MPC R. J. Whiteley
Paul A. Wiegert 82 1967–pres. Canada P. A. Wiegert; MPC P. A. Wiegert
Patrick Wiggins (astronomer) 5 1949–pres. United States P. Wiggins; MPC, it:wiki P. Wiggins
Paul Wild (Swiss astronomer) 94 1925–2014 Switzerland P. Wild; MPC P. Wild
Peter D. Wilder 1 n.a. United States P. D. Wilder; it:wiki, MPC P. D. Wilder
Iwan P. Williams 7 n.a. United Kingdom I. P. Williams; it:wiki, MPC I. P. Williams
James G. Williams 1 n.a. United States J. G. Williams; MPC, MPC, Src J. G. Williams
Kenneth A. Williams 14 1956–pres. United States K. A. Williams; Obs. 824 Lake Clear N.Y., seems unrelated to MPC K. A. Williams
Ryan M. Williams 1 n.a. United States R. M. Williams; it:wiki:Ryan M. Williams, MPC R. M. Williams
John E. Willis 1 n.a. United States J. Willis; it:wiki, MPC J. Willis
Albert George Wilson 5 1918–2012 United States A. G. Wilson; MPC A. G. Wilson
Carl A. Wirtanen 8 1910–1990 United States C. A. Wirtanen; MPC C. A. Wirtanen
Edith Wirtanen 1 n.a. United States E. Wirtanen; it:wiki, MPC, wife of Carl Wirtanen E. Wirtanen
Carl Gustav Witt 2 1866–1946 Germany G. Witt; MPC G. Witt
Christian Wolf (astronomer) 1 n.a. Germany C. Wolf; MPC with Thilo Kranz, assumed C. Wolf
Marek Wolf 19 1957–pres. Czech Republic M. Wolf; M. Wolf
Max Wolf 248 1863–1932 Germany M. F. Wolf; MPC M. F. Wolf
Chris Wolfe 29 n.a. United States C. Wolfe; it:wiki C. Wolfe
Ulrich Wolff 2 1964–pres. Germany U. Wolff; amateur, Berlin, Src U. Wolff
Harry Edwin Wood 12 1881–1946 United Kingdom H. E. Wood; MPC H. E. Wood
Naotaka Yamamoto 1 n.a. Japan N. Yamamoto; it:wiki, MPC N. Yamamoto
Masayuki Yanai 27 1959–pres. Japan M. Yanai; MPC M. Yanai
Yang Tingzhang 12 n.a. Taiwan T.-C. Yang; it:wiki T.-C. Yang
Ye Quan-Zhi 192 1989–pres. China Q.-z. Ye; it:wiki, Src Q.-z. Ye; Q.-Z. Ye; Q. Ye
William Kwong Yu Yeung 2016 1960–pres. Canada W. K. Y. Yeung; it:wiki, amateur W. K. Y. Yeung
M. Yoshimi 1 n.a. Japan M. Yoshimi; MPC M. Yoshimi
James Whitney Young 254 1941–pres. United States J. W. Young; MPC J. W. Young
F. Zanardini 1 n.a. Italy F. Zanardini; inferred from fr:wiki, MPC F. Zanardini
Vincenzo Zappalà 9 1945–pres. Italy V. Zappalà; MPC V. Zappala
Justas Zdanavičius 81 n.a. Lithuania J. Zdanavičius; it:wiki J. Zdanavicius
Kazimieras Zdanavičius 1 1938–pres. Lithuania K. Zdanavičius; it:wiki, MPC, MPC K. Zdanavicius
Kenneth W. Zeigler 3 n.a. United States K. W. Zeigler; it:wiki, MPC K. W. Zeigler
David S. Zelinsky 1 n.a. United States D. Zelinsky; inferred, MPC D. Zelinsky
Lyudmila Zhuravleva 213 1946–pres. Russia
Ukraine
L. V. Zhuravleva; L. V. Zhuravleva
Massimo Ziboli 4 n.a. Italy M. Ziboli; amateur, it:wiki, MPC M. Ziboli
Pavel Zigo 1 n.a. Slovakia P. Zigo; inferred from it:wiki, MPC P. Zigo
Ute Zimmer 20 1964–pres. Germany U. Zimmer; amateur[2] U. Zimmer
Michał Żołnowski 2 1975–pres. Poland M. Żołnowski; amateur, Rantiga Osservatorio, MPC M. Zolnowski
Frank B. Zoltowski 228 1957–pres. Australia F. B. Zoltowski; amateur, MPC F. B. Zoltowski
Giovanni Zonaro 1 n.a. Italy G. Zonaro; amateur, it:wiki, MPC G. Zonaro
Cristina Zurita 1 n.a. Spain C. Zurita; inferred from it:wiki, MPC C. Zurita
Anna N. Żytkow 7 1947–pres. Poland A. Żytkow; A. Zytkow

Discovering dedicated institutions

Institution Discoveries Obs. code Country Link-label; info, links and notes Name(s) at MPC Cls
Air Force Maui Optical and Supercomputing observatory 67 608, 605 United States AMOS; AMOS
Altschwendt Observatory 12 A44 Austria Altschwendt Obs.; Altschwendt
Ametlla de Mar Observatory 12 946 Spain
Catalonia
Ametlla de Mar Obs.; Ametlla de Mar
Andrushivka Astronomical Observatory 121 A50 Ukraine Andrushivka Obs.; Andrushivka
Apache Point Observatory 9 645 United States Apache Point Obs.; Apache Point
Asiago-DLR Asteroid Survey 207 209 Italy
Germany
ADAS; Asiago-DLR Asteroid Survey; ADAS
Astronomical Research Observatory 91 H55, H21 United States ARO; Astronomical Research Observatory moved from Charleston (H55) to Westfield (H21) in 2009. Src Astronomical Research Observatory; Charleston; Westfield
Sierra Remote Observatories 3 G53, G80 United States Sierra Remote Obs.; Auberry
Stardome Observatory 1 466, 467 New Zealand Stardome Obs.; Auckland
Bisei Asteroid Tracking Telescope for Rapid Survey 429 300 Japan BATTeRS; BATTeRS
Badlands Observatory 8 918 United States Badlands Obs.; Badlands
Jonathan B. Postel Observatory 8 201 Italy Jonathan B. Postel Obs.; Bareggio
Bassano Bresciano Observatory 3 565 Italy Bassano Bresciano Obs.; aka Osservatorio Astronomico (di) Bassano Bresciano, private, it:wiki Bassano Bresciano
Bastia Observatory 1 197 Italy Bastia Obs.; Bastia
Highland Road Park Observatory 1 747 United States Highland Road Park Obs.; Baton Rouge
Observatoire de Bédoin 1 132 France Bédoin Obs.; Bedoin
Observatorio de Begues 1 170 Spain Begues Obs.; Begues
Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program 1291 327 China SCAP; Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program; NAOC Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program
Bergen-Enkheim Observatory 1 A74 Germany Bergen-Enkheim Obs.; Bergen-Enkheim
Bergisch Gladbach Observatory 6 621 Germany Bergisch Gladbach Obs.; Bergisch Gladbach
Bohyunsan Optical Astronomy Observatory 27 344 South Korea Bohyunsan Obs.; Bohyunsan
Boyden Observatory 4 074 South Africa Boyden Obs.; Boyden Observatory
Bulgarian National Observatory 10 071 Bulgaria Bulgarian National Obs.; Bulgarian National Observatory
CBA-East Observatory 1 H86 United States CBA-East Obs.; CBA-East
Centre de recherches en géodynamique et astrométrie 21 010 France CERGA; CERGA
Catalina Sky Survey 25370 703 United States CSS; CSS
Calar Alto Observatory 7 493 Spain Calar Alto Obs.; Calar Alto
Calvin–Rehoboth Observatory 110 G98 United States Calvin–Rehoboth Obs.; in NM, cite: MPC, disc: MPC to Prairie School, all others to Calvin College Calvin College; Prairie School
Observatório de Campinas 1 870 Brazil Campinas Obs.; Campinas
Osservatorio Astronomico Campo Catino 6 468 Italy Campo Catino Obs.; Campo Catino
Campo Catino Austral Observatory Survey 4 I10 Chile CAOS; Campo Catino Austral Observatory Survey
Campo Imperatore Near Earth Object Survey 1586 599 Italy CINEOS; CINEOS; Campo Imperatore; Campo Imperatore Near Earth Object Survey
Canada-France Ecliptic Plane Survey 2 568 Canada
France
CFEPS; Canada-France Ecliptic Plane Survey
Catalina Station 1 693 United States Catalina Stn.; Catalina Station
Cavezzo Observatory 7 107 Italy Cavezzo Obs.; Cavezzo
Osservatorio Cavriana 2 571 Italy Cavriana Obs.; Cavriana
Alianza S4 Observatory 88 I08 Argentina Alianza S4 Obs.; Cerro Burek
Cerro El Roble Observatory 1 805 Chile Cerro El Roble Stn.; Cerro El Roble
Paranal Observatory 4 309 Chile Paranal Obs.; Cerro Paranal
Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory 17 807 Chile Cerro Tololo Obs.; Cerro Tololo
Observatoire Chante-Perdrix 160 A77 France Chante-Perdrix Obs.; Chante-Perdrix
Asiago Observatory 4 098 Italy Asiago Obs.; Cima Ekar
Osservatorio Colleverde di Guidonia 2 596 Italy Colleverde Obs.; Colleverde
Observatori Astronòmic de Consell 1 176 Spain Consell Obs.; Consell
Copenhagen University Observatory 8 035 Denmark Copenhagen Obs.; Copenhagen Observatory
Cordell–Lorenz Observatory 28 850 United States Cordell–Lorenz Obs.; Cordell-Lorenz
Crimean Astrophysical Observatory 14 095 Ukraine Crimean Astrophysical Obs.; Crimean Astrophysical Observatory
Črni Vrh Observatory 421 106 Slovenia Črni Vrh; Crni Vrh
The Dark Energy Survey 3 W84 United States CTIO-DECam; DECam; Dark Energy Survey
Observatoire de Dax 8 958 France Dax Obs.; Dax
Deep Ecliptic Survey 9 695 United States DES; Deep Ecliptic Survey
Deep Lens Survey 78 807 Chile DLS; Deep Lens Survey
Doc Greiner Research Observatory 1 G48 United States Greiner Obs.; Doc Greiner Research Observatory
Volkssternwarte Drebach 15 113 Germany Drebach Obs.; Drebach
OGS Telescope 36 J04 Spain ESA OGS; ESA OGS
European Near Earth Asteroids Research 9 809 Chile EURONEAR; EURONEAR
Desert Wanderer Observatory 2 G78 United States Desert Wanderer Obs.; El Centro
Farpoint Observatory 131 734 United States Farpoint Obs.; cite: MPC, NEKAAL, Kansas Farpoint; Eskridge
Walter Hohmann Observatory 11 636 Germany Walter Hohmann Obs.; Essen
European Southern Observatory 2 809 Chile ESO; European Southern Observatory
Everstar Observatory 3 849 United States Everstar Obs.; Everstar
Eygalayes Observatory 2 B44 France Eygalayes Obs.; Eygalayes
Farra d'Isonzo 220 595 Italy Farra d'Isonzo; Farra d'Isonzo
Faulkes Telescope Educational Project 3 608 United States Faulkes Project; Faulkes Telescope Educational Project
Félix Aguilar Observatory 63 808 Argentina Félix Aguilar Obs.; Felix Aguilar Observatory
Fountain Hills Observatory 35 678 United States Fountain Hills Obs.; Fountain Hills
Osservatorio di Frasso Sabino 2 157 Italy Frasso Sabino Obs.; Frasso Sabino
Goodricke-Pigott Observatory 72 683 United States Goodricke-Pigott Obs.; Goodricke-Pigott
Great Shefford Observatory 9 J95 United Kingdom Great Shefford Obs.; Great Shefford
Harvard College Observatory 55 800, 802 United States Harvard Obs.; Harvard Observatory
Haute-Provence Observatory 6 511 France Haute-Provence Obs.; Haute Provence; Institute d'Astrophysics
Hawkeye Observatory 1 H52 United States Hawkeye Obs.; Hawkeye
Herrenberg Observatory 1 240 Germany Herrenberg Obs.; Herrenberg
Hibiscus Observatory 3 F84 France Hibiscus Obs.; Hibiscus
Hormersdorf Observatory 6 A35 Germany Hormersdorf Obs.; Hormersdorf
Hunters Hill Observatory 1 E14 Australia Hunters Hill Obs.; Hunters Hill
IAA-AI Atacama 1 I16 Chile IAA-AI; IAA-AI
International Near-Earth Asteroid Survey 8 675 United States INAS; INAS
Infrared Astronomical Satellite 4 500 United States IRAS; IRAS
International Scientific Optical Network 1 H15 United States ISON; ISON
ISON-Kislovodsk Observatory 1 D00 Russia ISON; ISON-Kislovodsk Observatory
Indiana Asteroid Program 119 760 United States Indiana University; Indiana University
Ishigakijima Astronomical Observatory 2 D44 Japan Ishigakijima Obs.; Ishigakijima
JATE Asteroid Survey 1 461 Hungary JATE Asteroid Survey; JATE Asteroid Survey
Japan Spaceguard Association 1 381 Japan JSGA; Japan Spaceguard Association
Jarnac Observatory 144 G92 United States Jarnac Obs.; Jarnac
John J. McCarthy Observatory 1 932 United States John J. McCarthy Obs.; John J. McCarthy
Jonathan B. Postel Observatory 1 201 Italy Jonathan B. Postel Obs.; Jonathan B. Postel
Junk Bond Observatory 53 701 United States Junk Bond Obs.; Junk Bond
Klet Observatory near Earth and other unusual objects observations team and telescope 28 246 Czech Republic KLENOT; KLENOT
Kachina Observatory 3 G89 United States Kachina Obs.; Kachina
Kambah Observatory 1 415 Australia Kambah Obs.; Kambah
Kiso Observatory 3 381 Japan Kiso Obs.; Kiso
Kitt Peak National Observatory 11 695 United States Kitt Peak Obs.; Kitt Peak
Kleť Observatory 325 046 Czech Republic Kleť Obs.; Klet
Kvistaberg Observatory 1 049 Sweden Kvistaberg Obs.; Kvistaberg
Lincoln Near-Earth Asteroid Research 147523 704 United States LINEAR; LINEAR
Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search 21872 688 United States LONEOS; LONEOS; Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Asteroid Survey
Lulin Sky Survey 228 D35 China LUSS; LUSS
Observatorio de La Cañada 1 J87 Spain La Cañada Obs.; La Canada
La Murta Observatory 1 J76 Spain La Murta Obs.; La Murta
Observatorio del Roque de los Muchachos 23 950 Spain La Palma Obs.; La Palma
La Plata Observatory 5 839 Argentina La Plata Obs.; La Plata
La Silla Observatory 14 I05 Chile La Silla Obs.; La Silla
Mount John University Observatory 5 474 United States Mount John Obs.; Lake Tekapo
Las Campanas Observatory 1 304 Chile Las Campanas Obs.; Las Campanas
Lick Observatory 1 662 United States Lick Obs.; Lick Observatory
LightBuckets Observatory 3 B10, H11 France
United States
LightBuckets Obs.; LightBuckets
Lincoln Laboratory's Experimental Test Site 8 704 United States Lincoln Lab ETS; Lincoln Laboratory ETS; Socorro
Linz Observatory 6 540 Austria Linz Obs.; Linz
Osservatorio Astronomico di Loiano 1 598 Italy Loiano Obs.; Loiano
Los Molinos Observatory 2 844 Uruguay Los Molinos Obs.; Los Molinos
Lowell Observatory 3 690 United States Lowell Obs.; Lowell Observatory
Lulin Observatory 22 D35 Taiwan Lulin Obs.; Lulin
Osservatorio Astronomico Serafino Zani 1 130 Italy Lumezzane Obs.; Lumezzane
Osservatorio Madonna di Dossobuono 7 560 Italy Madonna di Dossobuono; #R IAU codes Madonna di Dossobuono
Majdanak Observatory 2 188 Uzbekistan Majdanak Obs.; Majdanak
Málaga Observatory 2 J40 Spain Málaga Obs.; Malaga
Observatorio Astronómico de Mallorca 1 620 Spain Mallorca Obs.; Mallorca
Observatori Astronòmic Marxuquera 1 952 Spain Marxuquera Obs.; Marxuquera