Schelte J. Bus

Asteroids found: 1576
(as of July 2006)
Only a few unusual ones are listed here
2135 Aristaeus[1] April 17, 1977 Apollo asteroid
3122 Florence March 2, 1981 Amor asteroid
3240 Laocoon[1] November 7, 1978 Trojan asteroid
  1. 1  with Eleanor F. Helin

Schelte John "Bobby" Bus (born in 1956)[1] is an astronomer at the University of Hawaii Institute for Astronomy.

Bus has found or co-found over 1,000 asteroids as well as the comet 87P/Bus. 3254 Bus was named after him by Edward L. G. Bowell when he found it in 1982.


  1. "Compositional structure in the asteroid belt : results of a spectroscopic survey". DSpace. Retrieved 2006-10-18.

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