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Claudine Rinner Wikipedia
Claudine Rinner (born 1965) is a French amateur astronomer and discoverer of 56 minor planets, who received the Edgar Wilson Award for discovering three comets.
Rinner lives at Ottmarsheim in Alsace in France.
She discovered three comets using a 0.5 metre robotic telescope located in Morocco. She won the 2013 Edgar Wilson Award for discovering three comets which were designated P/2011 W2 Rinner, C/2012 CH17, and P/2013 CE31M. There were seven awards that year and they shared $42,000 between them.
The asteroid 23999 Rinner, discovered by French amateur astronomer Laurent Bernasconi in 1999, was named in her honor. Naming citation was published on 21 July 2005 (M.P.C. 54566).
Claudine Rinner is credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of 58 minor planets between 2004 and 2007. Three of them were co-discoveries with François Kugel.