--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.)
dynamical type, primary:
main belt asteroid
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-- (7344) Summerfield --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1992 Jun 04 from Palomar Observatory, California, USA by C. S. Shoemaker. Alternate designation(s): 1992 LU, 1971 HN. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1971. Permanent number assigned 1996 Dec 24.
Named 1997 Aug 18 for Robert and Lisa Summerfield [MPC30478].
Companion discovered 2017 by D. Pray, P. Pravec, H. Kucakova, K. Hornoch, P. Kusnirak, V. Chiorny, N. Gaftonyuk, V. Benishek using lightcurve observations. Announced 2017 Jul 05 [P17#].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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