I am very honored to have an asteroid named for me. Many thanks to Fred Bowman, a long time friend, for making this possible.

From the Minor Planet Center:

(16465) Basilrowe = 1990 FV1 = 1996 TQ9
Discovered at Palomar on 1990-03-24 by J. E. Mueller.
(16465) Basilrowe = 1990 FV1

Basil H. Rowe (b. 1960) is a founding member of and current president of the Friends of the Cincinnati Observatory. He has been a tireless advocate of astronomy and an inspiration to all who have known him. Name suggested by F. N. Bowman. [Ref: Minor Planet Circ. 85013]
 

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