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Asteroid (380480) Glennhawley

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Glenn Hawley (b. 1951) has demonstrated leadership over decades in Canadian amateur astronomy. He served in many capacities in the Calgary Centre of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada (RASC) and then on the national RASC Executive, culminating as President (2013–2014).
Reference: MPC 89087
Name: 
Glennhawley
Number: 
380480
Designation: 
2003 YW176
Disc. Date: 
2003-12-16
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea

Asteroid (332324) Bobmcdonald

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Bob MvcDonald
Bob McDonald (b.
Name: 
Bobmcdonald
Number: 
332324
Designation: 
2006 XN67
Disc. Date: 
2006-12-12
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea

Asteroid (241528) Tubman

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Harriet Tubman (c. 1822-1913) was a "conductor" on the Underground Railroad. After escaping from slavery herself in Maryland, she escorted more than 300 slaves to freedom in Canada, despite numerous risks to her own life. 
Reference: MPC 89086

 

Name: 
Tubman
Number: 
241528
Designation: 
2010 CA10
Disc. Date: 
2010-02-08
Disc. Place: 
WISE

Asteroid (9281) Weryk

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Robert J. Weryk (b. 1981) is a researcher at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, who has performed fundamental work on radar and optical measurements of meteors.
Name: 
Weryk
Number: 
9281
Designation: 
1981 EJ15
Disc. Date: 
1981-03-01
Discoverer: 
Bus, S.J.
Disc. Place: 
Siding Spring

Asteroid (9279) Seager

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Sara Seager
Sara Seager (b. 1971) is a professor of physics and planetary science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Name: 
Seager
Number: 
9279
Designation: 
1981 EY12
Disc. Date: 
1981-03-01
Discoverer: 
Bus, S.J.
Disc. Place: 
Siding Spring

Asteroid (8996) Waynedwards

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Wayne N. Edwards (b. 1977) is a research scientist with the Canadian Hazards Information Service.
Name: 
Waynedwards
Number: 
8996
Designation: 
1981 EC10
Disc. Date: 
1981-03-01
Discoverer: 
Bus, S.J.
Disc. Place: 
Siding Spring

GA 2014

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2014 - Victoria

June 26-29

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year: 
2014
Host(s): 
Victoria

Asteroid (8139) Paulabell

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Paul A. Abell (b. 1965) is lead scientist for small bodies in the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Directorate at the NASA Johnson Space Center.
His research includes characterization of minor-planet compositions and scientific planning for human exploration of minor planets.
 
Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid 
 
Reference: MPC 79417
Name: 
Paulabell
Number: 
8139
Designation: 
1980 UM1
Disc. Date: 
1980-10-31
Discoverer: 
Bus, S.J.
Disc. Place: 
Palomar

Hamilton Programme 1956-57

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Hamilton Programme 1956-57
The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
Hamilton Centre
 
Meetings held the first Thursday of each month in Physical Sciences Building, McMaster University
 
Thursday, October 4th, 1956, 8.15 p.m.,
P.S. 102.
The Magellanic Clouds - W. J.
Year: 
1956
Pages: 
2

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