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1983 AE2. Discovered 1983 Jan. 13 by C. S. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Named for the California Institute of Technology, of which the Palomar Observatory is a part. The 0.46-m Schmidt telescope, with which this minor planet was discovered, was the first telescope placed into operation by Caltech on Palomar Mountain. Five Caltech students assisted Caltech staff members C. S. and E. M. Shoemaker in the observations that established the unusual nature of the orbit of this object. (M 8154)

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