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Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

pp 665-665

(8768) Barnowl

2080 T-2. Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named for the bird Tyto alba; barn owl is its English name. It belongs to the family of Tytonidae. (M 34348)

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