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Asteroid (233472) Moorcroft

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Donald Ross Moorcroft (b. 1935) is a Canadian physicist who did much to advance the field of radar backscatter from the auroral E-region ionosphere. He was the Chair of the Department of Physics of the University of Western Ontario from 1989 to 1998.
 
Reference: MPC 83584
Name: 
Moorcroft
Number: 
233472
Designation: 
2006 KB143
Disc. Date: 
2006-05-25
Discoverer: 
Wiegert, P.A.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea