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Schelte J. Bus
Schelte J. "Bobby" Bus is an Assistant Astronomer at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy. Although he only received his Ph.D from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1999, Bus has been active in astronomy for many years. He discovered periodic comet 87P/Bus in 1981. In addition, Bus has discovered or co-discovered thousands of asteroids, including an Apollo asteroid, an Amor asteroid, and over 40 Trojan asteroids (including 3240 Laocoon co-discovered with Eleanor Helin).
|2135 Aristaeus||April 17 1977||with Eleanor Helin||Apollo asteroid|
|3122 Florence||March 2 1981||Amor asteroid|
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