(3350) Scobee

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1980 PJ. Discovered 1980 Aug. 8 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in memory of Francis R. Scobee (1939–1986), commander. (M 10549)

This planet and the following six are named in memory of the astronauts who perished in the flight of the space shuttle Challenger on 1986 Jan. 28.

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