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.
Reference: MPC 49100