(5548) Thosharriot = 1980 TH
Discovered 1980 October 3 by Z. Vávrová at Kle.
 Thomas Harriot (1560-1621) is recognized as having made the first use of a telescope to record a celestial object with his drawing of the moon from Syon House, near London, on 1609 July 26 (O.S.), several months before Galileo. Better known as a mathematician, Harriot devised the < and > symbols.
 (MPC 65710 | 2009 April 9)


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