(2083) Smither

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1973 WB. Discovered 1973 Nov. 29 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named by the discoverer and E. M. Shoemaker for John C. Smith in appreciation and recognition of his dedicated assistance in the Palomar planet-crossing minor planet program. As an undergraduate student at Caltech he was known as Smither. (M 4548)

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