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Minor Planet (7196) Baroni, animation of CCD images taken on January 29. 2019 at Sormano2-Bellagio Via Lattea
dedicated to the amateur astronomer Sandro Baroni
Named in honor of the amateur astronomer Sandro Baroni (b. 1939). Since 1953 he has pursued many different kinds of astronomical observation, especially of variable stars, comets, lunar occultations and asteroidal occultations. He gives lectures on a regular basis at the Civic Planetarium in Milan, where he lives. Baroni has been an inspiration for generations of amateur astronomers and has shared his knowledge by publishing many informative articles, especially on the history of astronomy.
Discovery site : Cima Ekar
Discoverer(s) : Boattini, A., Tombelli, M.
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