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Ramsden


8001
1986 TR3
Discovered by 4.10.1986 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 43189 (4.08.2001)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=8001;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Jesse Ramsden (1735-1800) was the British designer and producer of highly accurate sextants, theodolites and other instruments. Piazzi discovered (1) Ceres using the Ramsden vertical circle of the Palermo Observatory. The name was suggested by J. Tichá on seeing this instrument during the Asteroids 2001 conference.

Ramsden
Jesse Ramsden and Ramsden's telescope at Palermo Observatory