♫♪ Here's to you, Jackie Robinson ♫♪

4319 Jackierobinson (1981 ER14) is a main-belt asteroid discovered by American astronomer Schelte J. "Bobby" Bus at Siding Spring Observatory in New South Wales, Australia. It was found in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey and named in honor of Jackie Robinson, the first African-American Major League Baseball player of the modern era. Bus is the discoverer of over a thousand asteroids, including 5020 Asimov and 4923 Clarke.

Thanks to the Dictionary Minor Planet Names

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