|Discovery and designation|
|Discovered by||C. J. van Houten, I. van Houten-Groeneveld & T. Gehrels|
|Discovery date||September 24, 1960|
|MPC designation||9907 Oileus|
|6541 P-L, 1977 CC1|
|Epoch October 27, 2007|
Discovered on September 24, 1960 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld on photographic plates made by Tom Gehrels at the Palomar Observatory with the Samuel Oschin telescope, it was given the provisional designation "6541 P-L". It was later renamed "Oileus" after Oileus, a Greek runner slower only than Achilles.
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