Steve Dodson (b.1943) did graduate work in nuclear physics at the University of Ottawa in the 1960s, then taught high school in northern Ontario. From 1982 to 1992, he was on the staff at Science North, in Sudbury. Beginning in 1994, he made thousands of small "Stargazer Steve" telescopes.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.
Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid
Reference: MPC 49099