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Asteroid (15941) Stevegauthier

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Steven Maurice Gauthier (b.1957-10-25 in Toronto) is a dedicated amateur astronomer who has made discoveries with the Puckett Observatory Supernova Search, including SN2000fd, SN2002bu and SN2002bz. Steve earned a Business Data Processing Diploma, from Conestoga College of Applied Arts and Technology. Originally a member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Kitchener Centre, in the late 1980's, Steve began a term as Vice-President of the RASC, London Centre, in 2003, and served as editor of "Polaris," the club's newsletter. Steve also contributes to the club's outreach activities. Beginning in 2005, Steve taught a general education course in astronomy at Fanshawe College in London, Ontario.

Reference: MPC 54175

Name: 
Stevegauthier
Number: 
15941
Designation: 
1997 YX15
Disc. Date: 
1997-12-29
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak