Leviathan

1983 WF1. Discovered 1983 Nov. 29 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

The Leviathan {see also planet (7012)} ofParsonstown is the nickname of the great reflecting telescope at Birr Castle, County Offaly, Ireland. Completed by the

(8814) Rosseven

Third Earl of Rosse in 1845, the telescope was for 75 years the largest in the world. (M 41029)

The name was suggested independently by S. Mitton and T. Moseley.

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