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(3247) Di Martino

Reference work entry

1981 YE. Discovered 1981 Dec. 30 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Mario Di Martino, astronomer at the Osservatorio di Torino, who in recent years has been a prolific observer of minor planet lightcurves. Di Martino has specialized in observations for the purpose of shape and pole determinations. (M 11749)

Name proposed by the discoverer, following a suggestion by A. W. Harris, who also prepared the citation.

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