--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:
Mars crossing asteroid
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-- (13920) Montecorvino --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1985 Aug 15 from Anderson Mesa Station, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA by E. Bowell. Alternate designation(s): 1985 PE1, 1979 WM8. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1979 Nov 24. Permanent number assigned 2000 Jul 21.
Named 2005 Jul 21 for the town of Montecorvino in Campania, Italy [MPC054562].
Companion discovered 2020 Aug 13 by D. Pray, P. Pravec, M. Husarik, G. Cervak, M. Pikler, V. Chiorny, V. Benishek, and P. Sogorb using lightcurve observations from Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA; Skalnate Pleso Observatory, Slovakia; Chuguev Station, Kharkiv Observatory, Ukraine; Sopot Observatory, Serbia; Bastidan Observatory, France. Announced 2020 Sep 23 [P20e].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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