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6559 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.
Named in memory of Karl Ludwig Harding (1765–1834), the discoverer of (3) Juno. (M 4238)
Harding is also honored by a lunar crater.
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