(5668) Foucault = 1984 FU
Discovered 1984 March 22 by A. Mrkos at Kle.
 Named in memory of Jean Bernard Léon Foucault (1819-1868), French physicist and astronomer, well known for his pendulum demonstration of the earth's rotation, first in Paris in 1851. Name suggested by J. Tichá, M. Tichý and Z. Moravec.
 (MPC 30476 | 1997 August 18)


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