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Asteroid (8139) Paulabell

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Paul A. Abell (b. 1965) is lead scientist for small bodies in the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science Directorate at the NASA Johnson Space Center.
His research includes characterization of minor-planet compositions and scientific planning for human exploration of minor planets.
 
Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid 
 
Reference: MPC 79417
Name: 
Paulabell
Number: 
8139
Designation: 
1980 UM1
Disc. Date: 
1980-10-31
Discoverer: 
Bus, S.J.
Disc. Place: 
Palomar