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Fraser
2008-Sep-11, 07:10 AM
Well, I've just been accepted into an elite club of people with astronomical objects named after them. And no, my Mom didn't name a star after me. The asteroid hunting team of David Healy and Jeff Medkeff have collectively discovered 487 asteroids, and designated 62 of them. You might already recognize some of asteroid names: [...]

More... (http://www.universetoday.com/2008/09/10/announcing-asteroid-158092-frasercain/)

Tog
2008-Sep-11, 10:17 AM
Grats on the Rock Fraser

antoniseb
2008-Sep-11, 10:21 AM
Fantastic! You'll be remembered forever now.

01101001
2008-Sep-11, 01:04 PM
You know part of the deal is you have to keep your asteroid free of litter and graffiti.

It's not as sweet a deal as it first looks. Lots of people wind up turning in their asteroid for readoption after a few years.

But, enjoy it while it lasts!

BetaDust
2008-Sep-11, 02:22 PM
Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!