Asteroid 21742, Rachaelscott, was discovered on September 9, 1999 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research (LINEAR) Team at Socorro, New Mexico. It has a period of 4 years, 223 days.

It was named for Como, Mississippi science-fair contestant Rachael Ann Scott (born 1987), who won first place in the 2005 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for her environmental sciences project, "Methodology of Phytomining by Growing Avena sativa and Medicago sativa to Nucleate Gold Nanoparticles for Nanoapplications, Phase II."

Astrologically, asteroid Rachaelscott seems to indicate religious, parallel subculture, used as a martyr figure.



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