Chirman

1993 TK2. Discovered 1993 Oct. 15 at the Bassano Observatory at Bassano Bresciano.

Named for the Surgical Department of the hospital in the Italian village of Manerbio, located a few kilometers from the Bassano {see planet (6460)} Observatory. The name, a contraction of Chirurgia (Surgery) and the name of the village, is presented in honor of the doctors, nurses and all the personnel of the hospital for the competence, absorption and passion they devote to the care of patients. (M 27736)

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