Pravesh Narang and Mihika Agarwal of Grade VI of MRIS-51, Gurugram have been awarded international recognition for the Provisional Asteroid Discovery 2016, Phase-I in an international project-All India Asteroid search Campaign 2016 conducted by Space in collaboration with International Astronomical Search Collaboration (IASC) in the SPACE Annual Meet held at NDMC Convention Centre, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
The name of the Asteroid is 2016 LN6. The Asteroid will be named from NASA after the names of the achievers once the discovery is confirmed after 5 years.
We congratulate these young achievers and their parents and wish them luck in their future endeavors.