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Asteroid (70207) Davidunlap

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David Alexander Dunlap (1863–1924), born in Pembroke, Ontario, a mining magnate, philanthropist and amateur astronomer, was the namesake of the David Dunlap Observatory, location of Canada’s largest optical telescope, and where the first black-hole candidate Cygnus X-1 was discovered and confirmed.

Reference: MPC 65712

Name: 
Davidunlap
Number: 
70207
Designation: 
1999 RP33
Disc. Date: 
1999-09-04
Discoverer: 
Wolf, M. & White, M.
Disc. Place: 
Anza