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Asteroid (14959) TRIUMF

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The Tri-University Meson Facility (TRIUMF) is a major high-energy physics laboratory in Vancouver, British Columbia. Opened in 1974, the laboratory involves eleven Canadian universities and offers researchers and cancer therapists a variety of beams, including protons and mesons, from its cyclotron.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid

Reference: MPC 49100

Name: 
TRIUMF
Number: 
14959
Designation: 
1996 JT3
Disc. Date: 
1996-05-09
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak