--Orbital and physical data--
(See this page for definitions of quantities; source codes in brackets, see this link for full references; *A, *D, and *E indicate assumed, derived, and estimated values, respectively.)
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main belt asteroid
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-- (5872) Sugano --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1989 Sep 30 from Minami-Oda by T. Nomura and K. Kawanishi. Alternate designation(s): 1989 SL, 1972 RN1. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1955 Sep 19. Permanent number assigned 1994 Mar 27.
Named 1999 Jul 28 for Matsuo Sugano (1939-) [MPC35483].
Companion discovered 2016 Sep 23 by D. Pray, P. Pravec, K. Hornoch, P. Kusnirak, A. Carbognani, Yu. N. Krugly, V. Chiorny, R. Inasaridze, V. Ayvazian, O. Kvaratskhelia, M. Husarik, M. Pikler, V. Benishek, and I. Molotov using lightcurve observations from Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, MA; Ondrejov Observatory; Observatory of the Aosta Vally Autonomous Region; Kharkiv Observatory, Ukraine; Abastumani Observatory; Skalnate Pleso Observatory; Sopot Observatory, Serbia. Announced 2016 Oct 11 [P16c].
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