Matthias

2099 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Matthias Busch (1968- ), amateur astronomer at the Starkenburg {see planet (6864)} Observatory in Heppenheim who has made a substantial contribution to the astrometry of minor planets. He is an ardent follow-up observer of near-earth objects and a keen developer of astronomical software. (M 33387)

Name proposed by L. D. Schmadel.

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