|Discovery and designation|
|Discovered by||Indiana Asteroid Program|
|Discovery site||Goethe Link Observatory|
|Discovery date||October 8, 1953|
|1953 TD1, 1991 SE5, 1993 FD3, 1996 AW3|
|Epoch May 14, 2008|
9261 Peggythomson (1953 TD1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 8, 1953 by the Indiana Asteroid Program at Goethe Link Observatory, Brooklyn, Indiana. The name honors Peggy Y. Thomson who was responsible for a major gift to Indiana University from a charitable trust that allowed the Daniel Kirkwood professorship to be fully endowed as a chair of astronomy.
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