--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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-- (6177) Fecamp --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1986 Feb 12 from European Southern Observatory, La Silla, Chile by H. Debehogne. Alternate designation(s): 1986 CE2, 1978 YO, 1983 GJ2, 1991 VK3. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1950 Apr 17. Permanent number assigned 1994 Dec 18.
Named 2017 Feb 12 for the town of Fecamp, Normandy, France [MPC103029].
Companion discovered 2022 Feb 14 by V. Benishek, P. Pravec, M. Husarik, G. Cervak, M. Pikler, R. Durkee, A. Leroy, and P. Sogorb using lightcurve observations from Sopot Observatory, Serbia; Skalnate Pleso Observatory, Slovakia; Shed of Science South Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, USA; Uranoscope de l’Ile de France, France; Bastidan Observatory, France. Announced 2022 May 12 [B22e].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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