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12423 Slotin

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12423 Slotin

12423 Slotin is a main belt asteroid, discovered on October 17, 1995 by Spacewatch. It is named after Louis Slotin, a Canadian-American physicist who died of radiation poisoning after a criticality accident in 1946.

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  • 12423 Slotin at the JPL Small-Body Database
  • Physical parameters
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