9620 Ericidle

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9620 Ericidle is an asteroid in the main belt between Mars and Jupiter.


Ericidle is named after British comedian Eric Idle. The asteroid is one of many main belt asteroids named after famous personalities. It is the fourth in a series of six asteroids carrying the names of the six members of the Monty Python comedy troupe:


Ericidle 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 FU13.

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