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Asteroid (381260) Ouellette

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John A. Ouellette (b. 1968) is currently an operations manager at the National Research Council of Canada and an authority on blue straggler stars.

Reference: MPC 89087

Name: 
Ouellette
Number: 
381260
Designation: 
2007 TD166
Disc. Date: 
2007-10-11
Discoverer: 
Balam, D.D.
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea

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 MvcDonaldBob McDonald (b. 1951) is a distinguished award-winning science journalist and educator who has been a staple within the Canadian communications scene for the past 40 years.

Reference: MPC 89086

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. In particular, his techniques for automatic real-time video detection of meteors are widely used.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid 

Reference: MPC 89078

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. An expert and textbook editor in the field of exoplanets, she is also dedicated to innovative and satellite technologies for exoplanet transit and asteroid detections.

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. An expert on seismic and atmospheric infrasound analysis of bolides, he helped analyze the flux and energy of the Chelyabinsk airburst.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid

Reference: MPC 89077

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

 

There are 1 documents & images in the archives for this GA
(exclusive of GA logos and group photos):

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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