Asteroid (3032) Evans

Named in honor of the Reverend Robert O. Evans, Australian amateur astronomer and discoverer of several extragalactic supernovae.  Evans has successfully used a systematic visual search program to examine selected galaxies for supernova activity.  Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by P. L. Dombrowski.  He was named an Honorary Member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada on 1993-02-06.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid

Reference: MPC 10845

Author: 
ebriggs
Name: 
Evans
Number: 
3032
Designation: 
1984 CA1
Disc. Date: 
1984-02-08
Discoverer: 
Bowell, E.
Disc. Place: 
Anderson Mesa