(7866) Sicoli

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1982 TK. Discovered 1982 Oct. 13 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Piero Sicoli (1954– ), leader of a group of amateur astronomers who have, for some years, been observing minor planets and comets from Sormano {see planet  (6882)} Observatory, near Como. As well as making a number of discoveries, Sicoli has undertaken fine follow-up work of near-earth objects and has computed many orbits. (M 35488)

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