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Revised Vision, Mission, and Values Statements

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Fri, 2015/02/13

At the 2015 February 9 Board of Director's meeting, revised Vision, Mission, and Values statements were approved. They now read:

The RASC Vision To be Canada's premiere organization of amateur and professional astronomers, promoting Astronomy to all.

The RASC Mission To enhance understanding of and inspire curiosity about the Universe, through public outreach, education, and support for astronomical research.

The RASC Values

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors is made up of nine directors who are normally elected for three-year terms by members of the Society. The Board appoints from within its ranks five officers as follows:

Explore the Universe Certificate Recipient

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First Name: 
Glenn
Last Name: 
Wolford
Recipient of: 
Explore the Universe Certificate
Centre/Location: 
Weedsport, NY, USA
Year: 
2015
Centre: 
Unattached

Asteroid (345842) Alexparker

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Alex H. Parker (b. 1987) is an American astronomer whose research on asteroids and trans-neptunian objects has contributed to the understanding of solar system formation and evolution. He is the co-discoverer of several minor planets. Alex Parker did his PhD at the University of Victoria supervised by NRC Herzberg's J.J. Kavelaars.
 
Ref: Minor Planet Circ.
Name: 
Alexparker
Number: 
345842
Designation: 
2007 LG31
Disc. Date: 
2007-06-12
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea

Bulletin 2015 Jul

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Issue Info
Year: 
2015
Month(s): 
Jul
Pages: 
8
Thumbnail: 
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Asteroid (31282) Nicoleticea

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Nicole Sabina Ticea (b. 1998) was awarded second place in the 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her medicine and health sciences project. She attends the York House School, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
 
Orbit Type: Main Belt
 
Ref: MPC 94736
Name: 
Nicoleticea
Number: 
31282
Designation: 
1998 FD35
Disc. Date: 
1998-03-20
Discoverer: 
LINEAR
Disc. Place: 
Socorro

Asteroid (31276) Calvinrieder

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Calvin James Rieder (b. 1997) was awarded second place in the 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his environmental management project. He attends the Saint Thomas Aquinas Catholic Secondary School, Oakville, Ontario, Canada.
 
Orbit Type: Main Belt
 
Ref: MPC 94736
Name: 
Calvinrieder
Number: 
31276
Designation: 
1998 FG28
Disc. Date: 
1998-03-20
Discoverer: 
LINEAR
Disc. Place: 
Socorro

Asteroid (31272) Makosinski

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Ann Stasia Makosinski (b. 1997) was awarded second place in the 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her electrical and mechanical engineering project. She attends the Saint Michaels University School, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.
 
Orbit Type: Main Belt
 
Ref: MPC 94736
Name: 
Makosinski
Number: 
31272
Designation: 
1998 FE18
Disc. Date: 
1998-03-20
Discoverer: 
LINEAR
Disc. Place: 
Socorro

Asteroid (30596) Amdeans

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Alexander Matthew Deans (b. 1997) was awarded second place in the 2014 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his materials and bioengineering project. He attends the Academie Ste Cecile International School, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
 
Orbit type: Main Belt 
 
Ref: MPC 94736
Name: 
Amdeans
Number: 
30596
Designation: 
2001 QQ65
Disc. Date: 
2001-08-17
Discoverer: 
LINEAR
Disc. Place: 
Socorro

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