(2873) Binzel

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1982 FR. Discovered 1982 Mar. 28 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Richard P. Binzel {1958– } of the University of Texas at Austin. During his thesis research, Binzel has been one of the most prolific observers of minor-planet lightcurves, especially in determining rotation periods of small, main-belt objects. (M 9215)

Citation prepared by A. W. Harris.

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