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Asteroid (150145) UVic

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Named in honour of the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada. Widely recognized for leadership in research, inspired teaching and community engagement, UVic provides innovative programs and real-life learning experiences for its students. It is home to the Climenhaga Observatory, mainly used for observing variable stars and for searching for Earth-bound comets and asteroids.

Reference: MPC 59925

Name: 
UVic
Number: 
150145
Designation: 
1996 BH1
Disc. Date: 
1996-01-23
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
NRC Canada