(521) Brixia =
Discovered 1904-Jan-10 by Dugan, R. S. at Heidelberg
= 1992 UK6
Discovered 1992-Oct-26 by Quadri, U., Strabla, L. at Bassano Bresciano
(6793) Palazzolo = 1991 YE
Discovered 1991-Dec-30 by Quadri, U., Strabla, L. at Bassano Bresciano
Castelli = 1990 QQ
Benedetto Castelli (1578-1643) studied mathematics in Padova and was a favorite
pupil of Galileo, with whom he discussed the significance of the phases of Venus
in the Copernican theory. He also published works on fluids in motion, and is
universally recognized as the founder of modern hydrodynamics.
(6875) Golgi = 1994 NG1
Camillo Golgi (1843-1926) was an Italian scientist, physician and biologist.
The Golgi apparatus, Golgi tendon organ, Golgi tendon reflex and Golgi receptor
are named after him. In 1906 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Medicine for
his studies on the structure of the nervous system.
(6981) Chirman = 1993 TK2
Discovered 1993 Oct. 15 at Bassano Bresciano.
Named for the Surgical Department of the hospital in the Italian village of
Manerbio, located a few kilometers from the Bassano Observatory. The name, a
contraction of Chirurgia (Surgery) and the name of the village, is presented
in honor of the doctors, nurses and all the personnel of the hospital for the
competence, absorption and passion they devote to the care of patients.
(8888) Tartaglia = 1994 NT1
Discovered at Caussols on 1994-07-08 by E. W. Elst.
Niccolo Fontana Tartaglia (1499-1557) was an Italian mathematician, engineer
and topographer. Known for his 1543 translation of Euclid's Elements into
Italian, his most renowned work is Trattato di numeri et misure.
He provided a very elegant formulation for the volume of the tetrahedron,
including irregular tetrahedra.
(10200) Quadri = 1997 NZ2
Discovered 1997 July 7 by V. Goretti at Pianoro.
Named in honor of Ulisse Quadri (b. 1953) Italian teacher and amateur astronomer,
author of articles and texts on science and mathematics for children. His
interests in astronomy include astrometry and photometry of minor bodies,
sundials and software development. He is one of the founders of the Bassano
Bresciano Observatory and planned and built the mechanical part of the automatic
robotic telescope there.
Micheli = 1981 EC27
Marco Micheli (b. 1983) is a researcher at the European Space Agency Space Situational
Awareness Near-Earth Object Coordination Centre and a member of the Pan-STARRS1
survey's near-Earth object search team studying meteor streams.
= 1996 CR8
Discovered 1996 Feb. 14 by M. Tombelli and U. Munari at Cima Ekar.
Amateur astronomer Claudio Cremaschini (b. 1984) is an assiduous observer
in Brescia of minor planets, comets, variable stars and occultations both
by the moon and minor planets. The name was suggested by S. Foglia.
(22370) Italocalvino = 1993 TJ2
Discovered 1993 Oct. 15 at the Bassano Bresciano Observatory.
Italian writer Italo Calvino (1923-1985) produced fantastic tales such as Il
visconte dimezzato (1952), Il barone rampante (1957) and Il
cavaliere inesistente (1959). His Le cosmicomiche is a stream-of-consciousness
narrative that treats the creation and evolution of the universe.
Lucastrabla = 1997 EV7
Luca Strabla (b. 1963) is an Italian engineer and amateur astronomer. His astronomical
interests include photometry, minor-body astrometry and software development.
He is a co-founder of the Bassano Bresciano Observatory, and he planned and
built the electronic part of the automatic robotic telescope located there
(79375) Valetti = 1997 FA
Discovered 1997 Mar. 16 by V. Goretti at Pianoro.
Alvero Valetti (1923-2005), an Italian mathematician and physicist, was a teacher
at the Calini Senior High School in Brescia. Director of Specola Cidnea from
1970 to 1985, he was an expert in chronology and sundials, and he prepared the
yearbook of the Brescia Observatory.
The name was suggested by U. Quadri.
= 1999 XD127
In 1993 the family of Serafino Zani built the Lumezzane Observatory in Brescia
and gave it to the local amateur astronomers so that they are able to obtain
both astrometry and photometry of minor planets.
Lumezzane = 2005 PQ3
Discovered 2005 Aug. 5 by M. Micheli and G. P. Pizzetti at Lumezzane.
A small town in northern Italy, near Brescia, Lumezzane is famous for its industrial
production of steel cutlery. The astrometric station where this minor planet
was discovered is located nearby and is part of the Serafino Zani Astronomical
Observatory. It has been involved in observing minor planets since 1996.
Cima Rest = 2007 GQ51
Cima Rest Discovered 2007 Apr. 15 by M. Tonincelli and W. Marinello at the Osservatorio
The Cima Rest Observatory is situated in Magasa in a nice and isolated area
of the Italian Alps, at an elevation of 1250 meters.
Discovered 2009 Aug. 28 by M. Micheli and G. P. Pizzetti at Lumezzane.
The Italian amateur astronomer Wladimiro Marinello is an active observer of
minor planets and comets, also involved in the popularization of astronomy with
schools and with the general public. He is a member of the observational staff
at the Serafino Zani astronomical observatory.
Pizzetti = 2007 PJ
Discovered 2007 Aug. 4 by W. Marinello and M. Micheli at Lumezzane.
The Italian amateur astronomer Gianpaolo Pizzetti (b. 1961) is active in the
development of astronomical software. He is part of the observational staff
at the Serafino Zani astronomical observatory, where he leads the technology
and computer section.
Salò = 2008 NZ3
Discovered 2008 July 15 by M. Tonincelli and A. Stucchi at Magasa.
The city of Salò is a historic town in northern Italy on the western
bank of Lake Garda.
(325455) DellaValle = 2009 QUJ26
Discovered 2009 Aug. 20 by M. Tonincelli and W. Marinello at the Osservatorio
Cima Rest, Magasa.
Massimo Della Valle (b. 1957) is an Italian astronomer who has been Director
of the Capodimonte observatory, INAF-Naples, since 2010. He is recognized as
a worldwide expert of transient phenomena such as novae, supernovae and gamma-ray
= 2007 PH
Tarcisio Zani is an Italian designer of steel products and an amateur astronomer.
In 1993 he created the Serafino Zani observatory in Lumezzane, where he manages
a well-equipped 0.4-m telescope, constantly improving its mechanical parts with
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