(2991) Bilbo

Reference work entry

1982 HV. Discovered 1982 Apr. 21 by M. Watt at Anderson Mesa.

Named for the central character in J. R. R. Tolkien’s {see planet  (2675)} classic tale of Middle Earth, The Hobbit. (M 27124)

The name is proposed by G. V. Williams and is in keeping with the discoverer’s first numbered object, (2675) Tolkien.

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