|Discovery and designation|
|Discovered by||Indiana Asteroid Program|
|Discovery site||Goethe Link Observatory|
|Discovery date||October 8, 1953|
|1953 TA1, 1991 QH|
|Epoch May 14, 2008|
9260 Edwardolson (1953 TA1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 8, 1953 by the Indiana Asteroid Program at Goethe Link Observatory, Brooklyn, Indiana. The name honors astronomer Edward C. Olson of the University of Illinois whose observations demonstrated how the outer layers of mass-gaining stars are distorted, and how angular momentum from the mass-transfer process can spin stars up close to the stability limit.
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