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(2247) Hiroshima

Reference work entry

6512 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named for the Japanese city Hiroshima in the hope that this planet may be a symbol for world peace. (M 14207)

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