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Asteroid (16666) Liroma

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Named in honour of the Meier family, amateur astronomers who live near Ottawa, Ontario. Linda (b. 1950-) is an active observer. Between 1978 and 1984, Rolf (b. 1953-) discovered four comets and has recently built an observatory. Son Matthew (b. 1985-) has joined the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Ottawa Centre.

Orbit type: Main Belt

Reference: MPC 41941

Name: 
Liroma
Number: 
16666
Designation: 
1993 XL1
Disc. Date: 
1993-12-07
Discoverer: 
Shoemaker, C.S.
Disc. Place: 
Palomar