Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

by Lutz D. Schmadel

Hardcover(6th ed. 2012)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642297175
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 06/12/2012
Edition description: 6th ed. 2012
Pages: 1452
Product dimensions: 7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Lutz D. Schmadel, astronomer and computer of orbits and ephemerides of minor planets at Astronomisches Rechen-Institut, Heidelberg, has discovered more than 230 minor planets and has done great service to the community by preparing the Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (now in its 6th edition) on behalf of Commision 20 of the International Astronomical Union (IAU). As member of the IAU he is affiliated to several divisions and commisions including Division III Commission 20 (Positions & Motions of Minor Planets, Comets & Satellites), Commission 5 (Documentation & Astronomical Data), Commission 41 (History of Astronomy), as well as the Committee on Small Bodies Nomenclature (CSBN)".

Table of Contents

Volume 1.- Foreword to the Sixth Edition.- Foreword to the First Edition.- Preface to the First Edition.- Preface to the Sixth Edition.- Introduction.- Catalogue of Minor Planet Names and Discovery Circumstances.- Appendices.- References.- Index of Minor Planet Names.- Volume 2.- Catalogue of Minor Planet Names and Discovery Circumstances.- Appendices.- References.- Index of Minor Planet Names.

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