(3936) Elst

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2321 T-3. Discovered 1977 Oct. 16 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Eric W. Elst (1936– ), Belgian astronomer at the Observatory at Uccle. For many years he has been enthusiastically searching for minor planets, especially Trojans, and several of his discoveries have now been permanently numbered. (M 18138)

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