(3106) Morabito

Reference work entry

1981 EE. Discovered 1981 Mar. 9 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Linda A. Morabito, member of the Optical Navigation Team for the Voyager 1 spacecraft, who because of her alertness, knowledge of astronomy and skill in image processing discovered an active volcano on the Galilean Satellite Io. (M 10846)

Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by G. Reaves.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2003

Personalised recommendations