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(2903) Zhuhai

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1981 UV9 . Discovered 1981 Oct. 23 at the Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking.

Named for an important open city in southern China, located at the west coast of Zhujiang port in Guangdong {see planet  (2185)} province. With its fertile land and scenic beauty, Zhuhai is sometimes called a bright pearl of the South China Sea. It is a new city, developing especially in industry, but also in agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry, commerce and tourism. (M 16041)

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