asteroid (497593) Kejimkujik

Kejimkujik National Park and National Historic Site is an area of natural beauty and historical significance in Nova Scotia, Canada. The indigenous Mi'kmaq people consider Kejimkujik to be a sacred ancestral place. The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada declared Kejimkujik to be a Dark Sky Preserve in 2010.

Reference: WGSBN Bulletin, volume 2, #8, page 11.

Author: 
peter@jedicke.ca
Name: 
Kejimkujik
Number: 
497593
Designation: 
2006 JU69
Disc. Date: 
2006-05-01
Discoverer: 
Paul A. Wiegert
Disc. Place: 
Mauna Kea