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Asteroid (15359) Dressler

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Burkhard Dressler (b. 1939) is a Canadian geologist who has made significant contributions to the field of impact cratering with meticulous field observations at Sudbury, Slate Islands, Manicouagan and Ries. He documented the core samples from the Chicxulub impact crater that led to confirming the KT age of this feature.
 
Reference: MPC 86714
Name: 
Dressler
Number: 
15359
Designation: 
1995 GV2
Disc. Date: 
1995-04-02
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak