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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 by D. Pray, P. Pravec, M. Husarik, G. Cervak, M. Pikler, V. Chiorny, V. Benishek, P. Sogorb using lightcurve observations. Announced 2020 Sep 23 [P20e].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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