Ghislaine

(1986 GV )
CURRENT POSITION: 18 LEO 20
Incl: 16.44867
Eccent: 0.1492507
Period: 4.5843847674343 years
AU 2.7595652
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

3.4.1986 07:01 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1

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Named in honor of the cosmochemist Ghislaine Crozaz (1939– ), who began her immensely productive career three decades ago, with studies of fission tracks in lunar samples and meteorites. Since then she has contributed significantly to our understanding of the early history of the solar system and to the formation histories of various meteorite types through innovative studies of trace element microdistributions and extinct radionuclides in these objects. As a professor in the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and McDonnell Center for the Space Sciences at Washington University, she actively participates in the training of the next generation of planetary scientists with her characteristic nurturing and enthusiastic spirit. (M 34625)

Citation prepared by M. Wadhwa at the request of the first discoverer.

Avastatud: 3-4-1986 Avastamiskoht: Palomar Avastajad: Shoemaker, C. S., Shoemaker, E. M.

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