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(3292) Sather

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2631 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Lunar and Planetary Laboratory research assistant and high-school teacher Bob Sather, who has published lightcurves of asteroids and discovered a new method of determining the orientation of asteroidal rotational axes in space. (M 11161)

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