(2495) Noviomagum

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7071 P-L. Discovered 1960 Oct. 17 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of the Astronomical Institute of the Nijmegen University, where many of the positions for the Palomar-Leiden Trojan survey are being measured. Noviomagus was the Roman name for Nijmegen. (M 8800)

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