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(1951) Lick

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1949 OA. Discovered 1949 July 26 by C. A. Wirtanen at Mount Hamilton.

Named in honor of James Lick (1796–1876) the founder of the Lick Observatory of the University of California. (M 3938)

Lick is also honored by a lunar crater.

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