Martin Connors

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Martin Connors is an American astronomer and professor.

Connors is the Assistant Professor at Athabasca University. He tutors and develops courses in Mathematics, Physics, and Astronomy.[1] He was part of the team credited with the discovery of the first Earth trojan asteroid, an asteroid that orbits the Sun on a similar orbital path as that of Earth. The 300-meter-diameter asteroid was named 2010 TK7. The asteroid was discovered in October 2010 by the NEOWISE team of astronomers using NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brief Bio Martin Connors". Retrieved 28 August 2013. 
  2. ^ NASA's WISE Mission Finds First Trojan Asteroid Sharing Earth's Orbit. Nasa.gov. Retrieved on 2011-07-29.