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(3142) Kilopi

Reference work entry

1937 AC. Discovered 1937 Jan. 9 by A. Patry at Nice.

The name acknowledges the fact that the number of this planet is the approximate circumference of a circle of diameter 1,000 units. (M 9771)

Following a suggestion by J. G. Williams, this planet was named by B. G. Marsden, who made the identifications involving it.

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