--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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-- (12218) Fleischer --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1992 Sep 15 from Anderson Mesa Station, Flagstaff, Arizona, USA by E. Bowell. Alternate designation(s): 1982 RK, 1992 TK1. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1982 Sep 15. Permanent number assigned 1999 Nov 23.
Named 2004 May 04 for Randall Craig Fleischer (1959-) [MPC051979].
Companion discovered 2020 Mar 23 by P. Pray, P. Pravec, H. Kucakova, K. Hornoch, P. Kusnirak, V. Benishek, and W. Cooney using lightcurve observations from Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA; Ondrejov Observatory, Czech Republic; Sopot Observatory, Serbia; Starry Night Observatory, Columbus, Texas, USA. Announced 2020 Apr 02 [P20c].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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