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(6223) Dahl

Reference work entry

1980 RD1. Discovered 1980 Sept. 3 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.

Named in honor of the Welsh-born author Roald Dahl (1916– ). His Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach are classics of children’s literature. (M 27735)

Name suggested by G. V. Williams, who made the identifications involving this object.

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