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Dahl


6223
1980 RD1
Discovered by 3.09.1980 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 27735 (28.08.1996)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=6223;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in honor of the Welsh-born author Roald Dahl (b. 1916). His Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach are classics of children's literature. Name suggested by G. V. Williams, who made the identifications involving this object.