Luciano Tesi | |
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Born | 10 December 1931 Monsummano Terme, Italy | (age 87)
Nationality | Italian |
Occupation | veterinarian, amateur astronomer |
Known for | discovery of minor planets |
Luciano Tesi (born 10 December 1931) is an Italian veterinarian, amateur astronomer, discoverer of a large number of minor planets, and director of the San Marcello Pistoiese Observatory.^{[1]}^{[2]}
In 1980, he founded the "Amateur Group of Pistoiese Mountain" (Italian: Gruppo Astrofili Montagna Pistoiese). Later on, this resulted in the construction of the Pistoia Mountains Astronomical Observatory. As the director of the observatory, he has collaborated with many discoverers in following up near-Earth objects and in finding minor planets since 1994.^{[2]}
The near-Earth object and Amor asteroid, 15817 Lucianotesi, discovered by Andrea Boattini and Maura Tombelli at San Marcello Pistoiese in 1994, was named in his honor.^{[2]}
see § List of discovered minor planets |
Luciano Tesi is cred by the Minor Planet Center (MPC) with the discovery of many numbered minor planets since 1994 (see table), mostly in collaboration with several other astronomers.^{[3]} Together with Giancarlo Fagioli, he also discovered the main-belt asteroid 280641 Edosara, which was erroneously cred to "T. esi" by the MPC.^{[4]} Co-discoveries made by Tesi/Fagioli appear as 3 separate records in the MPC's List of "Minor Planet Discoverers".^{[3]}
7787 Annalaura | 23 November 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
7801 Goretti | 12 April 1996 | list ^{[A]} |
8051 Pistoria | 13 August 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
8558 Hack | 1 August 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
9904 Mauratombelli | 29 July 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
10219 Penco | 25 October 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
10371 Gigli | 27 February 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
10584 Ferrini | 14 April 1996 | list ^{[A]} |
10642 Charmaine | 19 January 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
11102 Bertorighini | 26 September 1995 | list |
11359 Piteglio | 27 January 1998 | list ^{[C]} |
11595 Monsummano | 23 May 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
11605 Ranfagni | 19 October 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
11622 Samuele | 9 September 1996 | list ^{[A]} |
11625 Francelinda | 20 October 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
11667 Testa | 19 October 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
12399 Bartolini | 19 July 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
12840 Paolaferrari | 6 April 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
12927 Pinocchio | 30 September 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
13150 Paolotesi | 23 March 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
13200 Romagnani | 13 March 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
13223 Cenaceneri | 13 August 1997 | list |
13250 Danieladucato | 19 July 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
13704 Aletesi | 13 August 1998 | list |
13798 Cecchini | 15 November 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
14186 Virgiliofos | 7 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
14486 Tuscia | 4 October 1994 | list ^{[B]} |
14964 Robertobacci | 2 November 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
15034 Décines | 16 November 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
15041 Paperetti | 8 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
15460 Manca | 25 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(15478) 1999 CZ_{2} | 7 February 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(16152) 1999 YN_{12} | 30 December 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
16683 Alepieri | 3 May 1994 | list ^{[B]} |
16744 Antonioleone | 23 July 1996 | list |
16797 Wilkerson | 7 February 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
17056 Boschetti | 6 April 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
21269 Bechini | 6 June 1996 | list ^{[A]} |
23547 Tognelli | 17 February 1994 | list ^{[B]} |
(23589) 1995 UR_{6} | 23 October 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
24818 Menichelli | 23 November 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
24969 Lucafini | 13 February 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(24996) 1998 OD_{1} | 20 July 1998 | list ^{[E]} |
25601 Francopacini | 1 January 2000 | list ^{[D]} |
26177 Fabiodolfi | 12 April 1996 | list ^{[A]} |
26356 Aventini | 26 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
26498 Dinotina | 4 February 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
27270 Guidotti | 2 January 2000 | list ^{[F]} |
27917 Edoardo | 6 November 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
27959 Fagioli | 19 September 1997 | list |
27977 Distratis | 25 October 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
29353 Manu | 19 July 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
29443 Remocorti | 13 July 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
29672 Salvo | 12 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
29705 Cialucy | 26 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
29706 Simonetta | 25 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
31414 Rotarysusa | 14 January 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
31458 Delrosso | 15 February 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
32938 Ivanopaci | 15 October 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
33010 Enricoprosperi | 11 March 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
33480 Bartolucci | 4 April 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
33532 Gabriellacoli | 18 April 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
34716 Guzzo | 14 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
34717 Mirkovilli | 14 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
34718 Cantagalli | 14 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
35358 Lorifini | 27 September 1997 | list ^{[D]} |
35461 Mazzucato | 26 February 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
36446 Cinodapistoia | 22 August 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
38020 Hannadam | 17 June 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
39678 Ammannito | 12 June 1996 | list ^{[A]} |
39748 Guccini | 28 January 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
39849 Giampieri | 13 February 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
42523 Ragazzileonardo | 6 March 1994 | list ^{[B]} |
42614 Ubaldina | 2 March 1998 | list ^{[F]} |
42929 Francini | 8 October 1999 | list ^{[G]} |
43193 Secinaro | 1 January 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
43882 Maurivicoli | 7 March 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
44574 Lavoratti | 4 April 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
46644 Lagia | 19 July 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
46720 Pierostroppa | 13 August 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
(46815) 1998 MG_{3} | 21 June 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(49340) 1998 WG | 16 November 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
49987 Bonata | 3 January 2000 | list ^{[G]} |
(50537) 2000 EH_{14} | 3 March 2000 | list ^{[D]} |
54852 Mercatali | 22 July 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
54967 Millucci | 15 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
55196 Marchini | 11 September 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
55418 Bianciardi | 13 October 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
(55828) 1995 UN_{6} | 16 October 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
57140 Gaddi | 15 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
58709 Zenocolò | 14 February 1998 | list ^{[G]} |
(59114) 1998 XQ_{2} | 7 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(59384) 1999 FH_{10} | 22 March 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
59417 Giocasilli | 5 April 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
60406 Albertosuci | 3 February 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
(63463) 2001 OR_{12} | 20 July 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
67070 Rinaldi | 1 January 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
70444 Genovali | 9 October 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
70744 Maffucci | 9 November 1999 | list ^{[G]} |
(71221) 1999 YL_{9} | 31 December 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
71489 Dynamocamp | 4 February 2000 | list ^{[D]} |
(75238) 1999 WC_{9} | 29 November 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(75887) 2000 CS_{34} | 4 February 2000 | list ^{[D]} |
(77464) 2001 HV_{16} | 22 April 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(79212) 1994 ET | 6 March 1994 | list ^{[B]} |
(79523) 1998 OC_{1} | 20 July 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
80008 Danielarhodes | 4 April 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(82454) 2001 OT_{12} | 21 July 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
82463 Mluigiaborsi | 21 July 2001 | list ^{[G]} |
82638 Bottariclaudio | 7 August 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
82927 Ferrucci | 25 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(85439) 1997 EP_{40} | 13 March 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
(86195) 1999 ST_{9} | 30 September 1999 | list ^{[G]} |
(86375) 2000 AT_{2} | 1 January 2000 | list ^{[D]} |
(86376) 2000 AX_{4} | 2 January 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
89735 Tommei | 4 January 2002 | list ^{[A]} |
(91146) 1998 OA_{1} | 20 July 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
91214 Diclemente | 23 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(91900) 1999 VV_{11} | 5 November 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
92279 Bindiluca | 22 February 2000 | list |
(94634) 2001 WQ_{14} | 21 November 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
(99389) 2002 AN | 5 January 2002 | list ^{[D]} |
(100730) 1998 CE_{2} | 13 February 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
100897 Piatra Neamt | 5 May 1998 | list ^{[F]} |
(101534) 1998 YC_{10} | 25 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
103421 Laurmatt | 6 January 2000 | list ^{[G]} |
108205 Baccipaolo | 26 April 2001 | list ^{[G]} |
(108950) 2001 PS_{28} | 14 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(109658) 2001 RZ_{10} | 11 September 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(121546) 1999 VU_{11} | 5 November 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(135041) 2001 OU_{12} | 21 July 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
137082 Maurobachini | 12 December 1998 | list ^{[G]} |
(137117) 1999 BK_{4} | 19 January 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(139231) 2001 HW_{16} | 22 April 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
144303 Mirellabreschi | 16 February 2004 | list ^{[H]} |
(146017) 2000 CX_{120} | 5 February 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
(148206) 2000 CL_{97} | 13 February 2000 | list ^{[D]} |
(150238) 1998 YG_{9} | 23 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(150712) 2001 QD | 16 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(150713) 2001 QF | 16 August 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
(152583) 1994 TF | 4 October 1994 | list ^{[B]} |
(155923) 2001 PB_{14} | 14 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(155926) 2001 PE_{29} | 15 August 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
(159421) 1999 TN_{10} | 8 October 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
(165912) 2001 TE_{7} | 11 October 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
172734 Giansimon | 10 February 2004 | list ^{[H]} |
(173230) 1998 XM | 6 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(175771) 1998 XO_{2} | 7 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(181312) 2006 QV_{39} | 24 August 2006 | list ^{[A]} |
(181722) 1995 CU | 1 February 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
(181734) 1995 UQ_{6} | 23 October 1995 | list ^{[A]} |
(185990) 2001 OS_{12} | 21 July 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(189087) 2001 PE_{15} | 13 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
191582 Kikadolfi | 20 December 2003 | list ^{[H]} |
(192573) 1998 XL | 6 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(193818) 2001 QH | 16 August 2001 | list ^{[G]} |
198616 Lucabracali | 14 January 2005 | list ^{[H]} |
(205006) 1997 AY_{21} | 15 January 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
207657 Mangiantini | 1 August 2007 | list ^{[H]} |
(208135) 2000 EF_{15} | 2 March 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
210414 Gebartolomei | 3 December 2007 | list ^{[H]} |
214715 Silvanofuso | 10 October 2006 | list ^{[H]} |
214953 Giugavazzi | 29 November 2007 | list ^{[H]} |
216345 Savigliano | 4 December 2007 | list ^{[J]} |
(219829) 2002 CR_{39} | 7 February 2002 | list ^{[D]} |
234026 Unioneastrofili | 23 September 1998 | list |
235999 Bucciantini | 4 April 2005 | list ^{[H]} |
236784 Livorno | 12 August 2007 | list ^{[J]} |
(241611) 1999 TO_{10} | 8 October 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(246893) 1997 OB_{1} | 29 July 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
(247208) 2001 PN_{28} | 13 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
280641 Edosara | 6 January 2005 | list ^{[H]} |
280652 Aimaku | 2 February 2005 | list ^{[H]} |
283057 Casteldipiazza | 24 July 2008 | list ^{[H]} |
283461 Leacipaola | 14 August 2001 | list |
289608 Wanli | 4 April 2005 | list ^{[H]} |
296928 Francescopalla | 17 February 1994 | list ^{[B]} |
299134 Moggicecchi | 10 March 2005 | list ^{[H]} |
309704 Baruffetti | 29 March 2008 | list ^{[H]} |
(313036) 2000 PL | 2 August 2000 | list ^{[D]} |
314808 Martindutertre | 15 October 2006 | list ^{[H]} |
315046 Gianniferrari | 13 February 2007 | list ^{[H]} |
(334068) 2001 PP_{28} | 13 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(337429) 2001 RL_{16} | 10 September 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
343057 Lucaravenni | 15 February 2009 | list ^{[H]} |
(347537) 1999 YY_{13} | 31 December 1999 | list ^{[G]} |
(363124) 2001 PO_{28} | 13 August 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
364264 Martymartina | 11 October 2006 | list ^{[H]} |
(390534) 1998 TA_{2} | 13 October 1998 | list |
396931 Nerliluca | 4 April 2005 | list |
Co-discovery made with: ^{A} A. Boattini ^{B} G. Cattani ^{C} V. Cecchini ^{D} M. Tombelli ^{E} V. Goretti ^{F} A. Caronia ^{G} G. Forti ^{H} G. Fagioli ^{J} M. Mazzucato |
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