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(1215) Boyer

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1932 BA. Discovered 1932 Jan. 19 by A. Schmitt at Algiers. Independently discovered 1932 Jan. 27 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Louis Boyer, astronomer at the Algiers Observatory and later at the Nice Observatory who has worked extensively on minor planets and comets. At Algiers he discovered 40 minor planets and at Nice has worked on identifications. (M 4418)

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