7166 Kennedy is an asteroid which was discovered by Edward L. G. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, on 10 October, 1985.

It was named on 8 August 1998 in memory of Malcolm Kennedy (1944-1997), Secretary of the Astronomical Society of Glasgow, who died in a road accident in Hungary, November 1997, on a mercy mission carrying aid to eastern Europe.

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