(3611) Dabu

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1981 YY1. Discovered 1981 Dec. 20 at the Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking.

Named for a county in the northeastern part of Guangdong {see planet  (2185)} province. Often called “the land of ceramics and tea”, it enjoys a high reputation for its beautiful scenery and unique Hakka culture. It is the birthplace of observer J.-x. Yang. (M 34619)

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