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(4969) Lawrence

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1986 TU. Discovered 1986 Oct. 4 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of Kenneth J. Lawrence (1964– ), astronomer and valuable member of the Palomar Planet-Crossing Asteroid Survey team, on the occasion of his 28th birthday, 1992 May 30. Discoverer of near-earth-asteroids and comets, his congenial personality and wry wit contribute to the smooth operation of the highly-focused NEA discovery program. (M 20522)

This recognition is heartily endorsed by his friends and coworkers, Jeff Alu, Perry Rose and Brian Roman.

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