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(2730) Barks

Reference work entry

1981 QH. Discovered 1981 Aug. 30 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named for Carl Barks, writer and illustrator. His comic-book stories have emphasized exploration and invention, often featuring space adventure, satellites and minor planets. He touched on the idea of ‘rubble pile asteroids’ more than 20 years ago. (M 7621)

Name proposed by P. Thomas.

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