Stephen Synnott

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

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,[2] and Thebe.

The minor planet 6154 Stevesynnott was named after him.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. IAU Archived 2015-09-26 at the Wayback Machine retrieved 29th August 2010
  2. 2.0 2.1 daviddarling.info retrieved 29th August 2010
  3. Dictionary of minor planet names Lutz D. Schmadel page 513 retrieved 6th Sept 2010