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(1448) Lindbladia

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1938 DF. Discovered 1938 Feb. 16 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named in honor of the Swedish astronomer Bertil Lindblad (1895–1965), director of the Stockholm Observatory at Salsjöbaden, and president of the I.A.U. during the critical, post-war years 1948–52. (M 1350)

Lindblad is also honored by a lunar crater.

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