Chemin

1986 XO2. Discovered 1986 Dec. 2 by the CERGA at Caussols.

Named in honor of Henriette and Robert Chemin, who, after many years at the Paris Observatory as librarian and engineer, respectively, observed, discovered and measured many asteroids on plates taken at the Caussols Schmidt Telescope. After Henriette's death in 1991, Robert retired and started popularizing and teaching astronomy. (M 22829) Name suggested by J.-L. Heudier and C. Pollas.

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