northanger (northanger) wrote,
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northanger

adding new asteroids

#17942-WHITERABBIT (Hyperstition), #501-URHIXIDUR (H5N1 Virius, Pandemic), #827-WOLFIANA (827, Astronomy, Astrology, Discovery), #512-TAURINENSIS (Olympic Game Symbols — Flame, Motto, Creed, Emblem & Pillars), #1006-LAGRANGEA (Resonance, Orbit), #535-MONTAGUE (Power of Music), #56000-MESOPOTAMIA (Cradle of Civilization), #4860-GUBBIO (Anomaly, Poetry [Dante Alighieri], Iridium, KT-Boundary), #16271-DUANENICHOLS (Scientifc Method), #8318-AVERROES (Philosophy, Fanaticism, Censorship).

& asteroid #1941-WILD discovered 06-Oct-1931, named for Swiss astronomer Paul Wild. Wild [pronounced Vilt] discovered SISYPHUS, #2001-EINSTEIN #2005-HENCKE, TRIPAXEPTALIS, DON QUIXOTE, GAUDIUM & several comets, notably 81P/Wild visited by NASA's Stardust Mission to collect interstellar dust (returned to earth 15-Jan-2006). SISYPHUS "comparable in size to the Chicxulub object whose impact killed off the dinosaurs". asteroid WILD represents wildcard on 827 List.

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