--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.)
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main belt asteroid
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-- (2535) Hameenlinna --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1939 Feb 17 from Turku, Finland by Y. Vaisala. Alternate designation(s): 1939 DH, 1929 EM, 1949 EF, 1954 UN, 1959 CB, 1964 TR, 1969 AZ, 1977 QQ4, 1981 VW, 1981 WV, 1981 YW1. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1929. Permanent number assigned 1982.
Named 1983 May 26 for the town in Hame, Finland [MPC7947].
Companion discovered 2015 Dec 18 by V. Benishek, D. Pray, P. Pravec, P. Kusnirak, K. Hornoch, H. Kucakova, J. Vrastil, J. Pollock, R. Groom, K. Stranger, A. Carbognani, R. Montaigut, A. Leroy, D. Reichart, J. Haislip using lightcurve observations from Sopot Observatory, Serbia; Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA; Ondrejov Observatory, Czech Republic; Perth Observatory; Observatory of the Aosta Vally Autonomous Region, Italy; OPERA Observatory, France. Announced 2016 Feb 25 [B16a].
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