Asteroid 5426, Sharp, was discovered on February 16, 1985 by Carolyn S. Shoemaker at Palomar Mountain Observatory near San Diego. It has a period of 2 years, 268 days and is about 1 1/4 miles in diameter

It was named after American geologist Robert.P. Sharp (1911-2004).

Robert P. Sharp

Astrologically, Sharp seems to indicate what its name suggests: that which is sharp (JHenk Middelraad)..

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