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(2104) Toronto

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1963 PD. Discovered 1963 Aug. 15 by K. W. Kamper at Tautenburg.

This minor planet, the first to be found at a Canadian Observatory, is named in honor of the University of Toronto, during whose sesquicentennial celebration it was discovered, to acknowledge the central role played by the university in the development of astronomy in Canada. (M 4645)

This planet was detected at the David Dunlap Observatory on plates taken by S. van den Bergh at the Tautenburg Observatory, East Germany.

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