Thumper


Asteroid 16626, Thumper, was discovered April 20, 1993 by the Spacewatch program at Kitt Peak Observatory near Sells, Arizona. It has a period of 4 years, 343 days.

It was named for a movie character from the Disney repertoire, Thumper, a young rabbit in Walt Disney's 1942 animated film Bambi.

Thumper


The meaning of asteroid Thumper seems to be: to thump, to beat, to triumph, to "do it."



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