Asteroid (233472) Moorcroft

Donald Ross Moorcroft (1935-2015) is a Canadian physicist who did much to advance the field of radar backscatter from the auroral E-region ionosphere. He was the Chair of the Department of Physics of the University of Western Ontario from 1989 to 1998.

Reference: MPC 83584

Author: 
ebriggs
Name: 
Moorcroft
Number: 
233472
Designation: 
2006 KB143
Disc. Date: 
2006-05-25
Discoverer: 
Wiegert, P.A.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea