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Asteroid (12317) Madicampbell

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Named in honour of Margaret Diane Campbell (b. 1976-03-07 in Montréal, Canada), whose interest in astronomy began when she was a young girl. Campbell did undergraduate studies at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, Canada, and completed her Ph.D. in 2002 at the University of Western Ontario under Jim Jones. Campbell's research interests include video meteor observations as well as multi-frequency radar observations of meteor trails. Campbell and Peter Brown were married 2002-06-22. Campbell did a postdoctoral fellowship with Alan Hildebrand at the University of Calgary and was appointed to the faculty in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Western Ontario in 2005.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

 
Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid 

Reference: MPC 45748

Name: 
Madicampbell
Number: 
12317
Designation: 
1992 HH1
Disc. Date: 
1992-04-24
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak