Stephen Synnott

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Stephen P. Synnott is an American astronomer.[1] He is also a scientist for the Voyager program.[2] He discovered several moons of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune.

He discovered Metis, Puck, Larissa, Proteus,[3] and Thebe.

The minor planet 6154 Stevesynnott was named after him.[4]

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  1. IAU retrieved 29th August 2010
  2. daviddarling.info retrieved 29th August 2010
  3. daviddarling.info retrieved 29th August 2010
  4. Dictionary of minor planet names Lutz D. Schmadel page 513 retrieved 6th Sept 2010