(1496) Turku

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1938 SA1. Discovered 1938 Sept. 22 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named in honor of the city which in ancient times was the capital of Finland, is now the home of the discoverer, and was the home of Argelander {see planet  (1551)} when he began his monumental Durchmusterung. (M 1350)

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