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Asteroid (117329) Spencer

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Henry Spencer (b. 1955) is a Canadian computer scientist and small-satellite engineer. He has been a pioneer of open-source software, including C News and the "regex" pattern-matching library. He is also the keeper of the oldest surviving Usenet archives and the software architect for the MOST astronomy satellite.

 

Reference: MPC 57425

Name: 
Spencer
Number: 
117329
Designation: 
2004 XJ6
Disc. Date: 
2004-12-09
Disc. Place: 
Jarnac