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Asteroid (157194) Saddlemyer

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Named in honour of Leslie K. Saddlemyer (b. 1959), a systems engineer at the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics of the National Research Council of Canada. He is currently the project manager for the Gemini Planetary Imager and has been responsible for the care and maintenance of the 1.82-m Plaskett Telescope at the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory.

Reference: MPC 60302

Name: 
Saddlemyer
Number: 
157194
Designation: 
2004 QR16
Disc. Date: 
2004-03-29
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea