Asteroid (16972) Neish

Catherine D. Neish (b. 1981) is a professor at the University of Western Ontario who studies Titan, the Moon and Venus using orbital radar. Previously known by the moniker Katie Dot, she is an avid scuba diver, a champion for social justice, and mother to Penelope.

Reference: MPC 107739

Orbit type: Main Belt 

Author: 
ebriggs
Name: 
Neish
Number: 
16972
Designation: 
1998 WK11
Disc. Date: 
1998-11-21
Discoverer: 
LINEAR
Disc. Place: 
Socorro