(4065) Meinel

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2820 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of U.S. astronomer Aden Meinel, originator of new techniques and facilities, including the Kitt Peak National Observatory, the Optical Sciences Center of the University of Arizona, and future space missions at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. (M 19695)

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