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Asteroid (14654) Rajivgupta

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Rajiv Gupta (b.1958) is a mathematician who has been a faculty member at the University of British Columbia since 1984. He edited the Observer's Handbook of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada from 2001 to 2006 and served a term as President of the Society from 2002 to 2004. Gupta has also earned a reputation as an outstanding astrophotographer.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid

Reference: MPC 49100

Name: 
Rajivgupta
Number: 
14654
Designation: 
1998 YV16
Disc. Date: 
1998-12-22
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak