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2486 Metsähovi, provisional designation 1939 FY, is a stony asteroid and synchronous binary system from the inner regions of the asteroid belt, approximately 10 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 22 March 1939, by Finnish astronomer Yrjö Väisälä at the Turku Observatory.
Orbit and classification
This minor planet was named for a donated farm near Helsinki, where various institutes have established their observing stations: the Finnish Geodetic Institute for space geodesy, the University of Helsinki for astrophysics, and the Helsinki University of Technology for radio astronomy. (Also see Metsähovi Radio Observatory). The approved naming citation was published by the Minor Planet Center on 26 May 1983 (M.P.C. 7946).
A moon was discovered in 2006 from lightcurve observations and announced in 2007.