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Asteroid (6898) Saint-Marys

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Saint Mary's University, Halifax, N.S., is Atlantic Canada's primary centre for instruction, public relations and research in astronomy and astrophysics. The university, founded in 1802, is the site of the Burke-Gaffney Observatory, used for the detection of supernova 1995F, the first such discovery of an all-Canadian nature.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid 

Reference: MPC 46101

Name: 
Saint-Marys
Number: 
6898
Designation: 
1988 LE
Disc. Date: 
1988-06-08
Discoverer: 
Shoemaker, C.S.
Disc. Place: 
Palomar