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77185 Cherryh

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Discovered by  D. Wells A. Cruz
MPC designation  77185 Cherryh
Minor planet category  main-belt
Discovered  20 March 2001
Orbits  Sun
Named after  C. J. Cherryh
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Discovery date  20 March 2001
Alternative names  2001 FE9 · 1998 TG27
Observation arc  9151 days (25.05 yr)
Inclination  3.1472°
Discoverer  Don J. Wells
Discovery site  Brazos Bend State Park
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77185 Cherryh is a main belt asteroid. Its provisional designation was 2001 FE9.

It was discovered on March 20, 2001 at the George Observatory in Needville, Texas, by amateur astronomers Don J. Wells and Alex Cruz of the Fort Bend Astronomy Club (FBAC) Asteroid Discovery Team. The discovery was confirmed the next night by Keith Rivich of the FBAC.

The asteroid was named by the discoverers after C. J. Cherryh (b. 1942), the award-winning American science fiction and fantasy author.

References

77185 Cherryh Wikipedia


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