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Asteroid (18560) Coxeter

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Named in honour of Harold Scott MacDonald "Donald" Coxeter (b.1907- ), an English-Canadian mathematician and former professor at the University of Toronto. He has been a prolific writer on intuitively simple geometric problems, such as the classification of polytopes and the tiling of the plane with convex polygons. More info.

Orbit type: Main Belt

Reference: MPC 42367

Name: 
Coxeter
Number: 
18560
Designation: 
1997 EO7
Disc. Date: 
1997-03-07
Discoverer: 
Comba, P.G.
Disc. Place: 
Prescott