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(3293) Rontaylor

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4650 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Ron Taylor, internationally known expert in the determination of asteroid shapes, sense of rotation, and orientation of rotational axes in space. A research specialist at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, he is also a dedicated high-school teacher. (M 11161)

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