Archives for Июнь 2012
Leonid Elenin became one of the Edgar Wilson Award laureates. He has been awarded for comet C/2010 X1 (Elenin) discovery.
Since 1998 the present award has been given by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory to amateur astronomers for comets’ discoveries that were named after their discoverers during the given period. Award is shared among all nominees. If interested, you can find more information about this award here.
Leonid Elenin became first Russian amateur astronomers, who received such a prestigious award.
CoLiTec (CLT) team wants to send its warmest greetings to Leonid with recognition of his merits in discovery of Solar system small bodies and wish him to receive this award again many times in future!
MPC monthly circular MPC 79429– 79710.
Observation results of observatories using CoLiTec software (May 7, 2012 – June 4, 2012):
|Observatory (MPC-code)||Number of measurements||Number of objects||Number of asteroids discoveries|
Discovery of 20 asteroids, that makes 1032 asteroids’ discoveries and two comet discoveries with CoLiTec software application.