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Asteroid (246238) Crampton

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David Crampton (b. 1942) has overseen the development of exceptionally efficient, multiplexed spectrographs for CFHT and Gemini. Using them he helped establish Canadian excellence in observational cosmology. He has also excelled in research on Galactic structure and multiple stars, including X-ray binaries. Reference: MPC 78272

Name: 
Crampton
Number: 
246238
Designation: 
2007 RL274
Disc. Date: 
2007-09-05
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea