|Discovery and designation|
|Discovered by||C. J. van Houten, I. van Houten-Groeneveld & T. Gehrels|
|Discovery date||October 17, 1960|
|Astronomical Netherlands Satellite|
|9070 P-L, 1974 SH2, 1996 GP17|
|Epoch October 27, 2007|
Discovered on October 17, 1960 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on archived photographic plates made by T. Gehrels, it was given the provisional designation 9070 P-L. It was later renamed in honour of the Astronomical Netherlands Satellite, an X-ray and gamma ray telescope located in space.
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