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Kaye


6546
1987 DY4
Discovered by 24.02.1987 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 30099 (20.06.1997)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=6546;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of Danny Kaye (1913-1987, born David Daniel Kominski), actor and comedian on stage and screen. Kaye's trademark screen role was the mild mannered bumbler who triumphs in the end, as in The Court Jester (1956). Name suggested by G. V. Williams, who made the identifications involving this object.