Chad Trujillo

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Chadwick A. Trujillo (born November 22, 1973) is an American astronomer, discoverer of minor planets and the co-discoverer of Eris, the most massive dwarf planet known in the Solar System.Trujillo works with computer software and has examined the orbits of the numerous trans-Neptunian objects (TNOs), which is the outer area of the Solar System that he specialized in. In late August 2005, it was announced that Trujillo, along with Michael Brown and David Rabinowitz, had discovered Eris in 2003. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Chad Trujillo has received more than 98,263 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 26 in 2019). Chad Trujillo is the 538th most popular astronomer (down from 505th in 2019), the 13,071st most popular biography from United States (down from 11,221st in 2019) and the 118th most popular Astronomer.

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Among astronomers, Chad Trujillo ranks 538 out of 531Before him are Françoise Combes, William Kwong Yu Yeung, Hiroshi Mori, Rosaly Lopes, Naoto Satō, and Alan Hale. After him are Miloš Tichý, David J. Tholen, Satoru Otomo, Wendy Freedman, Gary Hug, and Debra Fischer.

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Among people born in 1973, Chad Trujillo ranks 512Before him are Geoff Johns, Igor Simutenkov, Kevin Phillips, Nebojša Krupniković, Fleur Pellerin, and John LeCompt. After him are Takis Fyssas, Jere Lehtinen, Małgorzata Szumowska, Tegla Loroupe, Ionel Ganea, and Steve Corica.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Chad Trujillo ranks 13,071 out of 18,182Before him are Charles L. Veach (1944), Ardo Hansson (1958), Anthony Bevilacqua (1923), John LeCompt (1973), Bud Yorkin (1926), and Jon Corzine (1947). After him are Jacoby Shaddix (1976), Dick Hyman (1927), Mark Warner (1954), Arleen Sorkin (1956), Hal Linden (1931), and Andrew Luck (1989).

Among ASTRONOMERS In United States

Among astronomers born in United States, Chad Trujillo ranks 118Before him are Charles W. Juels (1944), A. E. Douglass (1867), Christian Pollas (1947), Geoffrey Marcy (1954), Scott S. Sheppard (1977), and Peter Goldreich (1939). After him are David J. Tholen (1955), Matthew J. Holman (1967), Jeff T. Alu (1966), Alan Stern (1957), Amy Mainzer (1974), and Jan Kleyna (2000).