Asteroid (277883) Basu

Shantanu Basu (b. 1964) is an American astrophysicist on the faculty of Western University in London, Ontario. He has performed numerical studies of star formation that have elucidated the effect of magnetic fields on cloud core and disk formation, and he was one of the originators of the Migrating Embryo model of circumstellar disk evolution.

Reference: MPC 2013-09-19

Author: 
peter@jedicke.ca
Name: 
Basu
Number: 
277883
Designation: 
2006 JA69
Disc. Date: 
2006-05-11
Discoverer: 
Paul A. Wiegert
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea