see § List of discovered minor planets |
Maura Tombelli (born 1952 in Montelupo Fiorentino) is an Italian amateur astronomer who began her training in astronomy as an observer of variable stars. She is a prolific discoverer of almost 200 minor planets,^{[1]} including the main-belt asteroid 7794 Sanvito, and a member of the American Association of Variable Star Observers.^{[2]}^{[3]}
She is known as the only Italian female astrometrist.^{[4]} Together with Italian astronomers Ulisse Munari and Giuseppe Forti, she initiated a five-year survey of minor planets at Asiago Astrophysical Observatory in 1994. She also shared a lot of observing with the discoverers, especially the follow-up of near-Earth objects (NEO), and she contributed to the discovery of 15817 Lucianotesi, the first NEO found from Italy. She is currently involved in a project to build a new observatory (Osservatorio di Montelupo) near the town of Montelupo, where she lives.^{[4]}
The main-belt asteroid 9904 Mauratombelli, discovered by Italian astronomers Andrea Boattini and Luciano Tesi in 1997, is named in her honour.^{[4]}
6876 Beppeforti | 5 September 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
7141 Bettarini | 12 March 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
7196 Baroni | 16 January 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
7197 Pieroangela | 16 January 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
7198 Montelupo | 16 January 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
7481 San Marcello | 11 August 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
7599 Munari | 3 August 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
7679 Asiago | 15 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
7715 Leonidarosino | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
7794 Sanvito | 15 January 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
7847 Mattiaorsi | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
7900 Portule | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
7957 Antonella | 17 January 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
8885 Sette | 13 March 1994 | list ^{[C]} |
8925 Boattini | 4 December 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
8944 Ortigara | 30 January 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
9425 Marconcini | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
9426 Aliante | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
9427 Righini | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
9897 Malerba | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
10149 Cavagna | 3 August 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
10176 Gaiavettori | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
10198 Pinelli | 6 December 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
10591 Caverni | 13 August 1996 | list ^{[D]} |
10928 Caprara | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
11337 Sandro | 10 August 1996 | list ^{[D]} |
11348 Allegra | 30 January 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
11621 Duccio | 15 August 1996 | list ^{[D]} |
12033 Anselmo | 31 January 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
12044 Fabbri | 29 March 1997 | list ^{[D]} |
12433 Barbieri | 15 January 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
12470 Pinotti | 31 January 1997 | list |
12811 Rigonistern | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
12812 Cioni | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
12813 Paolapaolini | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
12814 Vittorio | 13 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
12927 Pinocchio | 30 September 1999 | list ^{[E]} |
13147 Foglia | 24 February 1995 | list |
13174 Timossi | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
13638 Fiorenza | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
13740 Lastrucci | 18 September 1998 | list ^{[F]} |
14061 Nagincox | 13 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
14062 Cremaschini | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
14568 Zanotta | 19 July 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
14659 Gregoriana | 15 January 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
14919 Robertohaver | 6 August 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
14947 Luigibussolino | 15 January 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
14953 Bevilacqua | 13 February 1996 | list ^{[D]} |
15004 Vallerani | 7 December 1997 | list ^{[D]} |
15005 Guerriero | 7 December 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
15006 Samcristoforetti | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
15034 Décines | 16 November 1998 | list ^{[E]} |
15360 Moncalvo | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[D]} |
15375 Laetitiafoglia | 30 January 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
15418 Sergiospinelli | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
15817 Lucianotesi | 28 August 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
15837 Mariovalori | 25 February 1995 | list |
15853 Benedettafoglia | 16 January 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
15855 Mariasalvatore | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
15968 Waltercugno | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[G]} |
(16152) 1999 YN_{12} | 30 December 1999 | list ^{[E]} |
16154 Dabramo | 1 January 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
16672 Bedini | 17 January 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
16879 Campai | 24 January 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
17019 Aldo | 23 February 1999 | list ^{[D]} |
17077 Pampaloni | 25 April 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
17720 Manuboccuni | 7 December 1997 | list |
18431 Stazzema | 16 January 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
18441 Cittadivinci | 5 August 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
18583 Francescopedani | 7 December 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
18627 Rogerbonnet | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[G]} |
(18628) 1998 DJ_{33} | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
18631 Maurogherardini | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
19331 Stefanovitale | 4 December 1996 | list ^{[G]} |
20081 Occhialini | 12 March 1994 | list ^{[C]} |
20194 Ilarialocantore | 30 January 1997 | list ^{[G]} |
20195 Mariovinci | 30 January 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
20200 Donbacky | 28 February 1997 | list ^{[D]} |
21256 Robertobattiston | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[G]} |
22401 Egisto | 24 February 1995 | list |
22517 Alexzanardi | 26 February 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
(22752) 1998 VS_{34} | 15 November 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
23608 Alpiapuane | 15 January 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
24856 Messidoro | 15 January 1996 | list ^{[G]} |
24857 Sperello | 15 January 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
24890 Amaliafinzi | 4 December 1996 | list ^{[G]} |
25301 Ambrofogar | 7 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
25601 Francopacini | 1 January 2000 | list ^{[E]} |
(26499) 2000 CX_{1} | 4 February 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
(27005) 1998 DR_{35} | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
27130 Dipaola | 8 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(27269) 2000 AB_{3} | 3 January 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
27923 Dimitribartolini | 4 December 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
27983 Bernardi | 26 October 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
28007 Galhassin | 7 December 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
29346 Mariadina | 25 February 1995 | list |
(29363) 1996 CW_{8} | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
29547 Yurimazzanti | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[B]} |
(29549) 1998 BB_{44} | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(29550) 1998 BE_{44} | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
29761 Lorenzo | 13 February 1999 | list ^{[H]} |
(30585) 2001 PE_{14} | 14 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(31091) 1997 BE_{9} | 30 January 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
31153 Enricaparri | 26 October 1997 | list ^{[D]} |
31605 Braschi | 10 April 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(33031) 1997 RX | 1 September 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
(33054) 1997 UU_{14} | 26 October 1997 | list ^{[A]} |
(33162) 1998 DT_{35} | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
33480 Bartolucci | 4 April 1999 | list ^{[E]} |
33823 Mariorigutti | 3 February 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
34004 Gregorini | 30 July 2000 | list ^{[I]} |
34696 Risoldi | 21 July 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
35222 Delbarrio | 4 December 1994 | list |
35358 Lorifini | 27 September 1997 | list ^{[E]} |
(35444) 1998 BU_{43} | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[B]} |
(35464) 1998 DC_{33} | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
(35465) 1998 DF_{33} | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[B]} |
35703 Lafiascaia | 20 March 1999 | list ^{[F]} |
(37313) 2001 QC | 16 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(37835) 1998 BC_{44} | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[B]} |
(37836) 1998 BD_{44} | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[B]} |
(39871) 1998 DB_{33} | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
(39875) 1998 DS_{35} | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
43881 Cerreto | 25 February 1995 | list ^{[G]} |
(43923) 1996 CX_{8} | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
44574 Lavoratti | 4 April 1999 | list ^{[E]} |
(44715) 1999 TZ_{5} | 2 October 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(46701) 1997 CP_{29} | 7 February 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
46702 Linapucci | 28 February 1997 | list ^{[D]} |
(47473) 2000 AU_{2} | 1 January 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
(48842) 1998 BA_{44} | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
(50275) 2000 CU_{1} | 4 February 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
(50537) 2000 EH_{14} | 3 March 2000 | list ^{[E]} |
(51874) 2001 PZ_{28} | 15 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(52426) 1994 PF | 5 August 1994 | list ^{[A]} |
(53053) 1998 XH_{9} | 12 December 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
54852 Mercatali | 22 July 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
(54983) 2001 QE | 16 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
55418 Bianciardi | 13 October 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
(56073) 1998 YO_{10} | 26 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(56361) 2000 CW_{1} | 4 February 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
(57076) 2001 OY_{16} | 22 July 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
58572 Romanella | 7 September 1997 | list ^{[D]} |
(58702) 1998 BX_{43} | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[D]} |
(63463) 2001 OR_{12} | 20 July 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
65848 Enricomari | 30 January 1997 | list |
(66000) 1998 OE_{1} | 20 July 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(66250) 1999 GZ | 4 April 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(69585) 1998 DN_{35} | 27 February 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
70444 Genovali | 9 October 1999 | list ^{[E]} |
(71221) 1999 YL_{9} | 31 December 1999 | list ^{[E]} |
71489 Dynamocamp | 4 February 2000 | list ^{[E]} |
(72841) 2001 HC_{32} | 27 April 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(75887) 2000 CS_{34} | 4 February 2000 | list ^{[E]} |
(79810) 1998 VL_{33} | 15 November 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
82638 Bottariclaudio | 7 August 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
84120 Antonacci | 4 September 2002 | list ^{[J]} |
(85368) 1996 CQ_{7} | 14 February 1996 | list ^{[B]} |
(85515) 1997 UT_{24} | 26 October 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
(85819) 1998 XF_{9} | 12 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(86375) 2000 AT_{2} | 1 January 2000 | list ^{[E]} |
(88371) 2001 PF_{15} | 14 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(89734) 2002 AH | 4 January 2002 | list ^{[A]} |
(91146) 1998 OA_{1} | 20 July 1998 | list ^{[E]} |
(91900) 1999 VV_{11} | 5 November 1999 | list ^{[E]} |
(94634) 2001 WQ_{14} | 21 November 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
(99388) 2002 AL | 4 January 2002 | list ^{[A]} |
(99389) 2002 AN | 5 January 2002 | list ^{[E]} |
(100726) 1998 BY_{43} | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(101493) 1998 XB_{3} | 7 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(103248) 2000 AZ_{4} | 2 January 2000 | list ^{[A]} |
(108702) 2001 OX_{16} | 21 July 2001 | list ^{[D]} |
(108952) 2001 PD_{29} | 15 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(118233) 1997 BX_{6} | 30 January 1997 | list ^{[B]} |
(121017) 1999 BG_{4} | 19 January 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(126161) 2002 AK | 4 January 2002 | list ^{[A]} |
(135041) 2001 OU_{12} | 21 July 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
(136848) 1998 BF_{44} | 25 January 1998 | list ^{[B]} |
(139231) 2001 HW_{16} | 22 April 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
(139414) 2001 OR_{16} | 20 July 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(145966) 1999 YM_{16} | 30 December 1999 | list ^{[A]} |
(148206) 2000 CL_{97} | 13 February 2000 | list ^{[E]} |
(148525) 2001 QG | 16 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(150713) 2001 QF | 16 August 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
(153321) 2001 OW_{16} | 21 July 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(155926) 2001 PE_{29} | 15 August 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
(155997) 2001 RP_{16} | 12 September 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(159421) 1999 TN_{10} | 8 October 1999 | list ^{[E]} |
(165694) 2001 PQ_{28} | 14 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(165912) 2001 TE_{7} | 11 October 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
(190730) 2001 PY_{13} | 13 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(194837) 2002 AJ | 4 January 2002 | list ^{[A]} |
(219829) 2002 CR_{39} | 7 February 2002 | list ^{[E]} |
(297314) 1998 XV_{2} | 7 December 1998 | list ^{[A]} |
(313036) 2000 PL | 2 August 2000 | list ^{[E]} |
(317000) 2001 PY_{28} | 13 August 2001 | list ^{[A]} |
(363124) 2001 PO_{28} | 13 August 2001 | list ^{[E]} |
Co-discovery made with: ^{A} A. Boattini
^{B} U. Munari ^{C} V. Goretti ^{D} G. Forti ^{E} L. Tesi ^{F} E. Masotti ^{G} C. Casacci ^{H} S. Bartolini ^{I} D. Guidetti ^{J} F. Bernardi |
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