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{{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}} 11694 Esterhuysen (1998 FO70) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 20, 1998, by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.

The asteroid was named for Stephanus Albertus Esterhuysen (b. 1983), a then student at the Technical High School in Potchefstroom, North West Province South Africa, who was a finalist with his engineering project: "Corundum and Spinel Synthesis<ref>Rapport Newspaper Archives - 12 May 2002. March 22, 2011 (Afrikaans Language).</ref><ref>Eskom Expo for Young Scientists (International Expo Winners)</ref>" in the 2002 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair.<ref>JPL Small-Body Database Browser on 11694 Esterhuysen</ref>

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