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(1280) Baillauda

Reference work entry

1933 QB. Discovered 1933 Aug. 18 by E. Delporte at Uccle. Independently discovered 1933 Aug. 19 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Named in honor of Jules Baillaud (1876–1960), astronomer at the Paris Observatory and director of the Pic-du-Midi Observatory from 1937 to 1947. (H 117)

Baillaud is also honored by a lunar crater.

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