Asteroid (95824) Elger

Thomas Gwyn Empy Elger (1836–1897) was a British selenographer who was the first Director of the Lunar Section of the British Astronomical Association. His book The Moon (1895) is considered a classic lunar observing guide for the amateur astronomers of that time.

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Asteroid (31903) Euniceyou

Eunice Linh You (b. 1996) was awarded first place in the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her microbiology project. She attends the Marianopolis College, Westmount, Quebec, Canada.

Ref: MPC 96930
Orbit type: Main Belt

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Asteroid (31902) Raymondwang

Raymond Wang (b. 1998) was awarded best of category award and first place in the 2015 Intel ISEF for his engineering mechanics project. He also received the Gordon E. Moore Award and the Cultural and Scientific Visit to China Award. He attends the St. George’s School, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Ref: MPC 96930
Orbit type: Main Belt

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Asteroid (31901) Amitscheer

Amit Scheer (b. 1998) was awarded second place in the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his biomedical and health sciences project. He attends the Colonel By Secondary School, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Ref: MPC 96930
Orbit type: Main Belt

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Asteroid (31899) Adityamohan

Aditya Anand Mohan (b. 1997) was awarded first place in the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his biomedical and health sciences project. He attends the Colonel By Secondary School, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

Ref: MPC 96930
Orbit type: Main Belt

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Asteroid (31897) Brooksdasilva

Candace Rose Brooks-Da Silva (b. 1999) was awarded second place in the 2015 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her engineering mechanics project. She attends the Academie Ste. Cecile International School, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Ref: MPC 96930
Orbit type: Main Belt

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Asteroid (10448) Schawlow

Arthur L. Schawlow (1921–1999), American physicist, shared part of the 1981 Nobel Prize for physics with Nicolaas Bloembergen for contributions to the development of laser spectroscopy. He received a scholarship in science at the University of Toronto (Victoria College). After earning his undergraduate degree Schawlow continued in graduate school at the University of Toronto which was interrupted due to World War II. At the end of the war he began work on his Ph.D at U of T with Professor Malcolm Crawford.

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The Sky This Month - November 2015

The Great Square

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The Sky This Month - November 2015

The Great Square

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Bulletin 2015 Nov

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