Leonard Kornoš

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Minor planets discovered: 37 [1]
see § List of discovered minor planets

Leonard Kornoš (born 1956) is a Slovak astronomer and a prolific discoverer of asteroids.[2]

Career[edit]

He is a lecturer at Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia, and known for his astrometric and photometric observations of asteroids and comets. His research includes the relations between meteoroid streams and their parent bodies,[2] he is credited with the discovery of 37 minor planets, many of which are co-discoveries with astronomers Peter Kolény, Juraj Tóth, Adrián Galád, Dušan Kalmančok, Štefan Gajdoš and Jozef Világi.[1]

Awards and honors[edit]

The asteroid 23899 Kornoš, discovered by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa Station in 1998, was named in his honor.[2] The official naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 12 July 2014 (M.P.C. 89082).[3]

List of discovered minor planets[edit]

10207 Comeniana 16 August 1997 list[A]
13370 Júliusbreza 7 November 1998 list[A]
15376 Marták 1 February 1997 list[A]
21802 Svoreň 6 October 1999 list[B]
22469 Poloniny 2 February 1997 list[A]
22558 Mladen 22 April 1998 list[A]
24862 Hromec 27 February 1996 list[A]
24974 Macúch 21 April 1998 list[A]
(28753) 2000 HA 18 April 2000 list[C]
29824 Kalmančok 23 February 1999 list[B]
33129 Ivankrasko 1 February 1998 list[A]
33158 Rúfus 26 February 1998 list[A]
39880 Dobšinský 15 March 1998 list[A]
(43925) 1996 DB3 27 February 1996 list[A]
(48729) 1997 AG22 14 January 1997 list[A]
53910 Jánfischer 6 April 2000 list[D]
(58819) 1998 HF3 21 April 1998 list[A]
59389 Oskarvonmiller 24 March 1999 list[B]
59419 Prešov 9 April 1999 list[E]
(67019) 1999 XF137 13 December 1999 list[B]
(69461) 1996 UA3 24 October 1996 list[A]
(73974) 1998 BT26 29 January 1998 list[A]
(74424) 1999 BN 17 January 1999 list[A]
(79361) 1997 DA 16 February 1997 list[A]
(80009) 1999 GD2 8 April 1999 list[C]
(96379) 1998 BH 18 January 1998 list[A]
(100704) 1998 BG 17 January 1998 list[A]
(102626) 1999 VY27 15 November 1999 list[B]
(120767) 1998 BS26 27 January 1998 list[A]
(121336) 1999 TF6 6 October 1999 list[B]
(125372) 2001 VE72 15 November 2001 list[B]
(129617) 1998 BV41 30 January 1998 list[A]
(145779) 1998 CC 1 February 1998 list[A]
(216921) 1996 VC3 9 November 1996 list[A]
(257522) 1997 RH9 11 September 1997 list[A]
(288471) 2004 FF3 18 March 2004 list[F]
(310449) 2000 LC3 4 June 2000 list[A]
Co-discovery made with:
A P. Kolény
B J. Tóth
C A. Galád
D D. Kalmančok
E Š. Gajdoš
F J. Világi

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 2 April 2018. Retrieved 13 April 2018. 
  2. ^ a b c "23899 Kornos (1998 SE61)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 13 April 2018. 
  3. ^ "MPC/MPO/MPS Archive". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 13 April 2018.