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Asteroid (16217) Peterbroughton

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Designations: 2000 DR13, 1998 SA49, 1997 NY1
R. Peter Broughton (b.1940) taught high school mathematics in Toronto, Canada, and served the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada in the following capacities: Librarian from 1969-1972; Treasurer from 1976-1977; Secretary from 1981-1987; Second Vice-President 1988-1990; First Vice-President from 1990-1992; and President from 1992-1994. He is thus the only person ever to have served in all of the RASC's executive positions. Broughton received the RASC's Service Award in 1987. In 1994, the RASC published Broughton's excellent book on the history of the RASC, entitled Looking Up.
Name proposed and citation prepared by Peter Jedicke and Robert Jedicke.

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Name: 
Peterbroughton
Number: 
16217
Designation: 
2000 DR13 et al
Disc. Date: 
2000-02-28
Discoverer: 
Spacewatch
Disc. Place: 
Kitt Peak