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Asteroid (39791) Jameshesser

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James E. Hesser, acting director of the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics and 1997 recipient of the Michael Smith Award for Science Promotion, has contributed to the study of atomic and molecular spectroscopy, rapidly varying degenerate stars, stellar populations and chemical evolution in the Milky Way and nearby galaxies.

Orbit type: Hungaria

Reference: MPC 46112

Name: 
Jameshesser
Number: 
39791
Designation: 
1997 PH4
Disc. Date: 
1997-08-13
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Victoria