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(1206) Numerowia

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1931 UH. Discovered 1931 Oct. 18 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the Russian astronomer Boris Vasil’evich Numerov (1891–1941), the founder and director of the Institute of Theoretical Astronomy in Leningrad. (H 112)

Numerov is also honored by a lunar crater.

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