(1021) Flammario

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Discovered 1924 Mar. 11 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the French astronomer Camille Flammarion (1842–1925), author of many astronomical books. Flammarion founded the journal l’Astronomie (1882) and the “Société Astronomique de France” (1887). (H 98)

Flammarion is also honored by craters on Mars and the Moon.

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