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(2118) Flagstaff

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1978 PB. Discovered 1978 Aug. 5 by H. L. Giclas at Anderson Mesa.

Named of the city of Flagstaff, Arizona, where Percival Lowell {see planet  (1886)} founded the Lowell Observatory in 1894. In more recent times several other astronomical facilities have been set up in Flagstaff. (M 5184)

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