Reference Work Entry

Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

pp 853-853

(18581) Batllo

1997 XV8. Discovered 1997 Dec. 7 by the OCA-DLR Survey at Caussols.

Valerie Batllo (1967– ) works on cometary orbits at the Institut de Mécanique Céleste in Paris. She studies in particular how the short-period comets could be produced by encounters with the giant planets. (M 45340)

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