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Asteroid (4843) Mégantic

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Named for Mont Mégantic, the largest observatory in Québec. Founded in 1978, its mission is to promote research in astrophysics, to train students and to promote astronomy in the local culture. The observatory is jointly operated by the Université de Montréal and the Université Laval.

Reference: MPC 32344

Name: 
Mégantic
Number: 
4843
Designation: 
1990 DR4
Disc. Date: 
1990-02-28
Discoverer: 
Debehogne, H.
Disc. Place: 
La Silla