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Asteroid (99906) Uofalberta

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The University of Alberta was founded in 1908 in Edmonton, and is one of the leading research institutions in Canada. The initials of its motto "Quaecumque Vera" (Whatsoever things are true) appropriately appear in the provisional designation for this minor planet.

Reference: MPC 54830

Name: 
Uofalberta
Number: 
99906
Designation: 
2002 QV53
Disc. Date: 
2002-08-17
Discoverer: 
Lowe, A.
Disc. Place: 
Palomar