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Sebastian Florian Hönig (born 1978) is a German astronomer, discoverer of minor planets and comets, and DFG fellow in the astrophysics group of the University of California, Santa Barbara Physics Department from Eislingen/Fils, Germany.
He works on active galactic nuclei and the theory of dust tori. Hönig has identified numerous asteroids and correctly identified the periodic comet P/2007 R5 despite it having no tail. On July 22, 2002 he discovered comet C/2002 O4 and is credited by the MPC with the discovery of 560 numbered minor plantes during 2001–2008.
On 7 January 2004, the outer main-belt asteroid 51983 Hönig, discovered by Charles Juels and Paulo R. Holvorcem in 2001, was named in his honor (M.P.C. 50465).