--Orbital and physical data--
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main belt asteroid
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-- (4494) Marimo --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1988 Oct 13 from Kushiro, Hokkaido, Japan by S. Ueda and H. Kaneda. Alternate designation(s): 1988 TK1, 1972 GR, 1977 RN2, 1981 UK14, 1981 WG5, 1985 YJ. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1972 Apr 09. Permanent number assigned 1990 Jul 08.
Named 1992 Jul 14 [MPC020521].
Companion discovered 2022 Jan 14 by V. Benishek, P. Pravec, H. Kucakova, K. Hornoch, P. Kusnirak, A. Aznar, A. Leroy, and R. Durkee using lightcurve observations from Sopot Observatory, Serbia; Ondrejov Observatory, Czech Republic; Isaac Aznar Observatory, Alcublas, Valencia, Spain; Pic du Midi Observatory; Shed of Science South Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, USA. Announced 2022 May 19 [B22f].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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