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(1286) Banachiewicza

Reference work entry

1933 QH. Discovered 1933 Aug. 25 by S. Arend at Uccle.

Named in honor of the Polish astronomer Tadeusz Banachiewicz (1882–1954), director of the Cracow Observatory. (H 118)

Obituary published in l’Astronomie, Vol. 69, p. 290 (1955). Banachiewicz is also honored by a lunar crater.

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