Eric Walter Elst
Eric Walter Elst (30 November 1936 – 2 January 2022) was an astronomer from Belgium. Elst has found nearly 3,500 asteroids, including many notable asteroids. An asteroid, 3936 Elst, was named after him. He was born in Mortsel, Belgium.
Elst died in 2 January 2022, aged 85.
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- "Eric Walter Elst a découvert et baptisé 3612 astéroïdes" (in French). La Provence.com. Retrieved 14 December 2012.[permanent dead link]
- Belgian astronomer Eric Elst, responsible for the discovery of 3,760 asteroids, dies