9667 Amastrinc

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9667 Amastrinc is an asteroid named in honor of Amateur Astronomers, Inc., an astronomy club in Cranford, New Jersey, by astronomer Joe Montani of Spacewatch.[1] Montani discovered the asteroid in April 1997, at Kitt Peak.[1][2] 9667 Amastrinc is a main-belt asteroid, meaning that it is located roughly between the orbits of the planets Mars and Jupiter.

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  1. ^ a b "AAI Newsletter". Retrieved 2008-04-06. 
  2. ^ Bond, Gordon. "AAI Honored With Asteroid", The Focus (April – August 2006).