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(1546) Izsák

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1941 SG1. Discovered 1941 Sept. 28 by G. Kulin at Budapest.

Named in memory of Imre Izsák (1929–1965), Hungarian-born astronomer and celestial mechanician, who made important contributions to the study of artificial-satellite motion. In his later years he worked at the Cincinnati Observatory and the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory. (M 5182)

Izsák is also honored by a lunar crater.

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(2003). (1546) Izsák. In: Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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