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Asteroid (14619) Plotkin

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Howard Plotkin (1941- ) is a historian of science who joined the faculty at the University of Western Ontario and focused on astronomy. In 2004-2005, Plotkin took a closer look at all the research surrounding the Dresden meteorite, and published a paper in the Journal of the the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid

Name: 
Plotkin
Number: 
14619
Designation: 
1998 UF9
Disc. Date: 
1998-10-16
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak