Africano

1990 BN2. Discovered 1990 Jan. 21 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Named in honor of John L. Africano, astronomer with the Air Force Maui Optical Station (AMOS), who has played a central role in the JPL/AMOS program on minor planets. Previously he was involved with numerous photometric projects, ranging from analyses of cool stars to the timing of occultations, as a staff observer at Kitt Peak National Observatory, and before that at the Cloudcroft Observatory. (M 26931)

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