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Asteroid (14724) SNO

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The Sudbury Neutrino Observatory (SNO) is a sensitive detector built under about 2 km of rock in a mine near Sudbury, Ontario. Completed in 1998, SNO consists of photomultiplier tubes around heavy water. In 2001 the SNO collaboration announced evidence that neutrinos oscillate.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

Reference: MPC 49100

Name: 
SNO
Number: 
14724
Designation: 
2000 CA100
Disc. Date: 
2000-02-10
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak