Amy B. Jordan (astronomer)

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Minor planets discovered: 1 [1]
(95625) 2002 GX32 April 8, 2002 MPC
co-discovered with M. W. Buie and J. L. Elliot

Amy B. Jordan is an American astronomer and a co-discoverer of a minor planet who works at the University of Colorado.

In 2002 she was part of the team which discovered (95625) 2002 GX32, a resonant Kuiper belt object at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, Chile.[2] It was her only discovery of a numbered minor planet.[1]

In 2005, she was a teaching assistant at the Summer Science Program, which teaches astronomy to high school students using a curriculum based on observing and calculating orbits of asteroids.

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  1. ^ a b "Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)". Minor Planet Center. 23 May 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  2. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 95625 (2002 GX32)" (2006-04-25 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 

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