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Asteroid (24899) Dominiona

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Named in honour of Canada. Officially the "Dominion of Canada" under the Constitution Acts of 1867 and 1982, such designation was inspired by Psalm 72, verse 8: "He shall have dominion also from sea to sea, and from the river unto the ends of the earth."

Reference: MPC 44110

Name: 
Dominiona
Number: 
24899
Designation: 
1997 AU17
Disc. Date: 
1997-01-14
Discoverer: 
Aikman, G.C.L.
Disc. Place: 
Victoria