I love that word, Meltdown
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Victoria Bond, Ian Woolf, and Martin Faccini speak to to Matt Dawson, the amateur astronomer who named the recently discovered planetoid "255073: victoriabond".
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Minor Planet Ephemeris Service: Query Results
Below are the results of your request from the Minor Planet Center's Minor Planet Ephemeris Service. Ephemerides are for the geocenter.
Display all designations for this object / Show naming citation / # of variant orbits available = 3
Perturbed ephemeris below is based on 6-opp elements from MPO 184828. Last observed on 2010 Dec. 13.
Discovery date : 2005 10 30
Discovery site : Cote de Meuse
Discoverer(s) : Dawson, M.
Citation for (255073)
The following citation is from MPC 75550:
(255073) Victoriabond = 2005 UR8
Victoria Bond is the popular Australian science radio presenter of
"Diffusion Science Radio". Her catchphrase "Planetoid! I love that
word!" and accurate astronomy coverage have endeared her to listeners
July 25, 2011