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Ransome


6440
1988 RA2
Discovered by 8.09.1988 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 34342 (2.04.1999)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=6440;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Arthur Ransome (1884-1967), one of the best loved of all children's writers. His novels depict the adventures of boys and girls, Swallows and Amazonas, who explore the lakes and mountains of England. They are enduringly popular all over the world. Name suggested by J. Tichá.