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(2860) Pasacentennium

Reference work entry

1978 TA. Discovered 1978 Oct. 8 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named as a celestial tribute to the city of Pasadena {see also the citation for planet  (2200)}, home of Caltech, and a world center for astronomical research, in honor of the Pasadena Centennial, 1886–1986. (M 10546)

The name was suggested by the city of Pasadena.

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