Asteroid (129982) Jeffseabrook

Jeff Seabrook (b. 1976) is part of the altimetry team developing the capability to generate topography and shape models from the OSIRIS-REx Laser Altimeter.
Prior to this, he was a graduate student who developed and deployed atmospheric ozone lidars, and part of the MET team on the Phoenix Mars Mission.

Ref: MPC 103982

Orbit Type: Main Belt

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Jeremy Heyl

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James DiFrancesco

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Stanley Yen

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Douglas Scott

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Stanley Greenspoon

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Asteroid (22426) Mikehanes

Michael Francis Hanes (b. 1959) was a pilot for Air Canada, an amateur astronomer
and telescope maker with the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, London
Centre. Name suggested by R. and P. Jedicke.

Orbit Type: Main Belt

Ref: MPC 103968

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Asteroid (24732) Leonardcohen

Leonard Cohen (1934–2016) was a Canadian singer, songwriter, poet and novelist. His song “Suzanne” was one of many that became a hit. He was honored with one of the Prince of Asturias awards. Name suggested by K. Leterme.

Orbit Type: Main Belt
Ref: MPC 103968

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Asteroid (11780) Thunder Bay

Thunder Bay, located on the shores of Lake Superior, is the most populous municipality in Northwestern Ontario, Canada. Formed in 1970 as the amalgamation of two cities, Thunder Bay is known as “the Lakehead” because it is Canada’s westernmost port on the Great Lakes and the end of Great Lakes Navigation.

Ref: MPC 103030

Orbit Type: Main Belt

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Asteroid (175152) Marthafarkas

Martha Farkas (b. 1959) is one of Canada’s most experienced amateur astronomers.
Farkas prefers traditional visual observing of solar system and deep sky objects using small telescopes. She is an active participant in Ottawa area astronomy events and an enthusiastic promoter of the Adirondack Astronomy Retreat.

Orbit type: Main Belt 

Reference: MPC 102366

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