Robert S. McMillan (astronomer)

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Robert S. McMillan is an astronomer at the University of Arizona, and heads the Spacewatch project, which studies minor planets. He has made various discoveries, including notably 20000 Varuna.[1]

On October 19, 2008 he discovered a short-periodic comet 208P/McMillan.[2]

In 1977 McMillan received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.

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