(2409) Chapman

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1979 UG. Discovered 1979 Oct. 17 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Clark R. Chapman, planetary astronomer at the Planetary Science Institute in Tucson. He has made outstanding contributions to our understanding of asteroid compositions and physical processes, particularly surface mineralogical identification, taxonomy and collisional evolution. (M 6209)

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