Arundinaceus

3060 T-2. Discovered 1973 Sept. 30 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named for Acrocephalus arundinaceus, or great reed warbler. {It belongs to the family of the Sylviidae and is on the Dutch Red List of birds endangered in the Netherlands.} (M 33792; M 34089)

The first letters of the names of minor planets (8585) to (8600) result in the well-known Latin motto "per aspera ad astra" {Through difficulties to the Stars}. This arrangement by L. D. Schmadel remained unnoticed after the publication of the new names in MPC itself.

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