(1543) Bourgeois

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1941 SJ. Discovered 1941 Sept. 21 by E. Delporte at Uccle.

Named in honor of Paul E.-E. Bourgeois {1898–1974}, late director of the Royal Observatory of Belgium, professor at the Free University of Brussels, author of many publications in astrometry, meridian astronomy, astrophysics and stellar statistics. (M 3930)

Obituary published in Ciel Terre, Vol. 91, p. 1–4 (1975).

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