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(6042) Cheshirecat

Reference work entry

1990 WW2. Discovered 1990 Nov. 23 by A. Natori and T. Urata at Yakiimo.

Named for a cat appearing in Lewis Carroll’s {see planet  (6984)} famous fairy tale Alice in Wonderland. Its unique characteristics is its laughing voice that lingers after the cat fades away. (M 33786)

Name and citation proposed by T. Urata.

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