7835 Myroncope

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7835 Myroncope is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1490.9544415 days (4.08 years).

The asteroid was discovered on June 16, 1993, and was named for famed sports announcer and journalist Myron Cope after his death in 2008. Myron Cope was a color commentator for the Pittsburgh Steelers NFL team for 35 years and was the creator of the Terrible Towel in 1975.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Zapadka, Pete (June 13, 2008). "Double yoi! Out-of-this-world honor for Myron Cope". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2008-06-13. 
  2. ^ Donald K. Yeomans (2008-06-12). "7835 Myroncope (1993 MC)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  3. ^ Gigler, Dan (2008-06-12). "And it will land on Cleveland ...". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2008-06-12.