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(1539) Borrelly

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1940 UB. Discovered 1940 Oct. 29 by A. Patry at Nice.

Named in honor of Alphonse Louis Nicolas Borrelly (1842–1926), astronomer at the Marseilles Observatory who discovered 19 minor planets between 1866 and 1894 and at least 16 comets between 1871 and 1919. (M 4358)

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