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Eric Clapton Visual Anthology

The authorized, career-spanning Eric Clapton Visual Anthology continues to be developed. When completed, it will represent the most comprehensive overview of Eric's 40+ year career ever assembled. The producers have previously asked fans around the globe to search their personal archives for rare photographs, video and film of Eric Clapton......

Clapton...The Planet

A minor planet was named in Eric Clapton's honor in 1990. Minor Planet 4305 is known as "Clapton." The citation announcing the name appeared in the Minor Planet Circular Number 16249 dated 10 April 1990. A minor planet is another name for asteroid. Countless minor planets circle the sun in......

Planet Clapton: How does a planet get named?

When a new celestial object is observed two nights in a row, it is reported to the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union. A provisional designation is assigned. The object is observed over time and later may receive a permanent designation number. This process can take 10 or......

Planet Clapton: When was it discovered?

Minor Planet 4305 / Clapton was discovered by astronomers at the George R. Agassiz Station of the Astronomical Observatory at Harvard, Massachusetts on 7 March 1976. The observatory is affiliated with Harvard University. At that time, it was given the provisional designation of 1976EC.......

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