(6540) Stepling = 1982 SL1
Discovered 1982 September 16 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
 Named in memory of Joseph Stepling (1716-1778), founder and the first director of the astronomical observatory at the Jesuit college in Prague called Klementinum (1751). He was also known for introducing Newtonian physics to Prague. Name suggested by J. Tichá and M. Šolc.
 (MPC 31296 | 1998 February 11)

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