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Asteroid (5061) McIntosh

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Named in honour of Bruce A. McIntosh (b. 1929) worked at the National Research Council of Canada. The radar meteor survey work he carried out with Peter Millman remains a benchmark. The Czech Academy of Science awarded him a special gold medal for fostering cooperative research on meteors.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid

Reference: MPC 43189

Name: 
McIntosh
Number: 
5061
Designation: 
1988 DJ
Disc. Date: 
1988-02-22
Discoverer: 
McNaught, R.H.
Disc. Place: 
Siding Spring