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(3099) Hergenrother

Reference work entry

1940 GF. Discovered 1940 Apr. 3 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named in honor of Carl William Hergenrother (1973– ) of the Bigelow Sky Survey. This photographic survey has been very successful in discovering new high-inclination minor planets. (M 27124)

Name proposed by B. G. Marsden, G. V. Williams and S. M. Larson.

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