Designations: 1996 TQ59, 2000 OR7.
Discovered by M. Collins and M. Gahran at Anza.
British-born John R. Percy (b. 1941), a professor of astronomy and astrophysics at the University of Toronto, has written over 400 scientific papers, articles and books on variable stars and astronomy education. His organizational affiliations span the globe, and his many awards reflect his dedicated support to astronomy education. Percy served a term as President of the Royal Astronomical Society Canada from 1978 to 1980, and as editor of the Observer's Handbook from 1970 to 1981. He also has served as President of the AAVSO and the Royal Canadian Institute. Read more here.
Orbit type: Main Belt
Reference: MPC 56961