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(1262) Sniadeckia

Reference work entry

1933 FE. Discovered 1933 Mar. 23 by S. Arend at Uccle.

Named in honor of Jan Sniadecki (1756–1830), a Polish scholar, professor of mathematics and astronomy, and founder of the Cracow Observatory. (H 116)

Named by T. Banachiewicz (RI 843).

Sniadecki is also honored by a lunar crater.

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