n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - 'Name Our Asteroid' competition : news note

Volume 69, Issue 3_4
  • ISSN : 0024-8266



As part of the International Year of Astronomy, towards the end of last year, SAAO / SALT conducted an asteroid naming competition, exclusively targeted at the young of South Africa. This was the initiative of SALT Astronomer Dr Amanda Gulbis, who offered the SAAO IYA2009 organising committee the opportunity to name one of the asteroids that she discovered as part of her involvement in the Deep Ecliptic Survey.

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