(2289) McMillan

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6567 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Robert S. McMillan, astronomer at the University of Arizona. McMillan heads the radial velocity program that searches for planets of other stars. He also works for Spacewatch, being instrumental in that project’s development for the discovery of asteroids and comets. (M 16040)

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