Saint Aignan

1982 DK. Discovered 1982 Feb. 20 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Charles P. de Saint-Aignan (1977- ) on the occasion of his 20th birthday, 1997 February 16. During two seasons as a summer student of the discoverer, de Saint-Aignan worked on measuring minor planet positions for orbit improvement. He has also worked at the Minor Planet Center and is currently a student at Brown University. (M 29146)

Name proposed by the discoverer, following a suggestion by B. G. Marsden, endorsed by G. V. Williams.

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