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Reference work entry

1936 UB. Discovered 1936 Oct. 17 by M. Laugier at Nice.

Named for the computer character code, which is also the name of the principal magazine on microcomputers in Japan. (M 12973)

Name proposed by S. Nakano, who found the identifications involving this planet and whose stay at the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory has partly been supported by articles written for this magazine.

ASCII is the acronym for American Standard Code for Information Interchange.

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