(7082) La Serena

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1987 YL1. Discovered 1987 Dec. 17 by E. W. Elst and G. Pizarro at La Silla.

La Serena is a beautiful small city near the Pacific, about 600 km north of Santiago de Chile. For many years it was a stopping point for astronomers on their way to the Chilean observatories. With the construction of a landing facility at Camp Pelicano, the ESO office at La Serena was abandoned. (M 47163)

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