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Asteroid (100416) SYang

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Named in honour of Stephenson Yang (b. 1954) who is one of the Canadian pioneers in the search for planetary companions to nearby stars from precise radial velocities and contributed to the discovery of two such planets.

Reference: MPC 55989

Name: 
SYang
Number: 
100416
Designation: 
1986 CB
Disc. Date: 
1996-02-02
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
NRC Canada