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5535 Annefrank
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5535 Annefrank in Celestia
Discovered by Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Date of Discovery 23 March 1942

5535 Annefrank, provisional designation 1942 EM, is a stony Florian asteroid and suspected contact binary from the inner asteroid belt, approximately 4.5 kilometers in diameter. It was used as a target to practice the flyby technique that the Stardust space probe would later use on the comet Wild 2.[8] The asteroid was discovered 23 March 1942, by German astronomer Karl Reinmuth at Heidelberg Observatory in southwest Germany.[11] It was named after Anne Frank, a Jewish victim of the Holocaust.