9620 Ericidle

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

Name[edit]

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:

Discovery[edit]

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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