(6765) | Fibonacci = 1982 BQ_{2}Discovered 1982 January 20 by L. Brožek at Kleť. |

Named in memory of Leonardo Fibonacci of Pisa (c. 1170-1240),
the first "western" mathematician, whose Liber abaci (1202) contains the earliest
mention of the famous sequence of numbers that bears his name.
The number of this minor planet is the twentieth in that sequence,
the first five members of which are 1, 1, 2, 3 and 5, and every fifth member
of which is divisible by five. Name proposed following a suggestion by B. G. Marsden.
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(MPC 26767 | 1996 March 5) |

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