(1491) Balduinus

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1938 EJ. Discovered 1938 Feb. 23 by E. Delporte at Uccle.

This planet is named in honor of Baudouin {1930–1993}, King of the Belgians. It was the intention of the discoverer, long time observer at the Royal Observatory of Belgium, to honor his king and his patron in this way. (M 1860)

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