9618 Johncleese

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9618 Johncleese is an asteroid in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter.

Name[edit]

Johncleese is named after British comedian John Cleese. The asteroid is one of many main belt List of minor planets named after people. It is the second in a series of six asteroids carrying the names of members of the Monty Python comedy troupe:

Discovery[edit]

Johncleese was discovered on 17 March 1993, at the European Southern Observatory during the Uppsala-ESO Survey of Asteroids and Comets (UESAC). Its initial designation was 1993 FQ8.

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