--Orbital and physical data--
(See this page for definitions of quantities; source codes in brackets, see this link for full references; *A, *D, and *E indicate assumed, derived, and estimated values, respectively.)
dynamical type, primary:
main belt asteroid
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-- (2337) Boubin --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1976 Oct 22 from Zimmerwald, Switzerland by P. Wild. Alternate designation(s): 1976 UH1, 1955 TV, 1970 HF. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1955 Oct 11. Permanent number assigned 1981 Jan 01.
Named 1990 Dec 02 for the mountain in Bohemia [MPC017465].
Companion discovered 2018 Oct 24 by V. Benishek, P. Pravec, D. Pray, O. Labrevoir, A. Carbognani, R. Durkee, and F. Pilcher using lightcurve observations from Sopot Observatory, Serbia; Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA; Saint-Michel l’Observatoire, France; Shed of Science South Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, USA; Organ Mesa Observatory, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA. Announced 2019 Jan 07 [B19a].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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