Asteroid (22426) MikeHanes

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Asteroid (22426) MikeHanes

Post by Peter Jedicke » March 17th, 2017, 8:18 pm

At the regular meeting of RASC London Centre on 2017-03-17, it was announced that asteroid (22426) is now named in honour of club member Mike Hanes. Official information can be found at
www.minorplanetcenter.net/db_search/sho ... t_id=22426

You can follow (22426) MikeHanes at
http://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=22426
by clicking on "show orbit diagram," but you have to be able to run the appropriate Java version on your browser.

The RASC's national website also has a page devoted to asteroids with Canadian connections.
See www.rasc.ca/asteroids-canadian-connection
(22426) MikeHanes is now in the database.
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Re: Asteroid (22426) MikeHanes

Post by pictorobservatory » March 19th, 2017, 10:33 am

Peter Jedicke wrote:
March 17th, 2017, 8:18 pm
At the regular meeting of RASC London Centre on 2017-03-17, it was announced that asteroid (22426) is now named in honour of club member Mike Hanes.
Congrats Mike. Well deserved!

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Re: Asteroid (22426) MikeHanes

Post by dennisg » March 19th, 2017, 11:47 am

Hey Mike - congrats!!

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Re: Asteroid (22426) MikeHanes

Post by Everett » March 19th, 2017, 6:12 pm

congrats Mike
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Re: Asteroid (22426) MikeHanes

Post by snsearcher » March 28th, 2017, 10:36 am

Congrats Mike, that's awesome news!

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