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Asteroid (144907) Whitehorne

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Mary Lou Whitehorne, who began a term as First Vice-President of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada in 2008, has devoted much of her life to educating young people in the basics of astronomy. Her original and interesting approach has led to a surge of interest in astronomy among young people throughout Canada. Name proposed by the discoverers.

Reference: MPC 59925

Name: 
Whitehorne
Number: 
144907
Designation: 
2004 YS3
Disc. Date: 
2004-12-16
Discoverer: 
Glinos, T. et al
Disc. Place: 
Jarnac