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Claire Bonneville, age 17

Claire Bonneville

Claire Bonneville, age 17

France

Proposed name: Sucellos

Justification for the name: "He was worshiped in the ancient Celtic religion. His names means "the good striker". He can kill or resurrect by striking his mallet, as the asteroide could kill by striking the Earth or bring some organic matter, or at least interesting new materials, like the bodies from the outer main asteroid belt millions of years ago which carried organics and water to the young Earth. (101955) 1999 RQ36 can whether be an object of destruction or creation."

What do you want to see next in space? "I'm very fond of astrophysics, so probably more and more powerful telescopes allowing more precise informations about stellar cycles. I'm especially interested in the stars' ends (with implosions ending up in neutron stars or black holes)."

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