Silly


Asteroid 129234, Silly, was discovered August 8, 2005 by Bernard Christophe at Saint-Sulpice, Oise, France. It has a period of 3 years, 131 days.

It was named for French businessman and astronomer Didier Silly (born 1950), a long-time colleague and friend of the discoverer.

Didier Silly


As Henk Middleraad has pointed out, the meaning of asteroid Silly seems to be what its name might suggest to an English speaker:silly. It could also be a name asteroid for people or places named Silly, such as the town of Silly, Belgium, which is known for its breweries.



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