Asteroid 1761, Edmondson, was discovered on March 30, 1952 by Indiana University's Indiana Asteroid Program at Goethe Link Observatory in Brooklyn, Indiana. It has a period of 5 years, 240 days.

it was named for astronomer Frank K. Edmondson (1912-2008), who founded and directed the Indiana Asteroid Program, which ran from 1949 to 1967.

Frank Edmondson

The meaning of asteroid Edmondson seems to be "a bitter pill."

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