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Asteroid (11955) Russrobb

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Named in honour of Russell M. Robb (b. 1952-), astronomer at the University of Victoria, who played the leading role in automating the university's 0.5-m telescope and equipping it with a CCD camera. The telescope has been used extensively in the university's observational programs, including astrometric work on comets and minor planets.

Reference: MPC 38201

Name: 
Russrobb
Number: 
11955
Designation: 
1994 CA1
Disc. Date: 
1994-02-08
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Victoria