7102 Neilbone

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7102 Neilbone (provisional designation: 1936 NB) is a main-belt minor planet. It was discovered by Cyril V. Jackson at the Union Observatory in Johannesburg, South Africa, on July 12, 1936. It is named for Neil Bone, a British astronomer and author, founder of the Society for Popular Astronomy, director of the British Astronomical Association's Meteor Section, and writer for Astronomy Now.

One of the oldest digitized images of this asteroid is a DSS image available via SkyMorph (Date/Time: 1954-11-25 09:22:51 -- RA/DEC: 05 58 17.96 +38 16 40.0)

The image has been superimosed to the sky background in order to have the following animated gif: http://www.webcitation.org/5sTjMzDbn

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