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(1573) Väisälä

Reference work entry

1949 UA. Discovered 1949 Oct. 27 by S. Arend at Uccle.

This planet is named in honor of Prof. Yrjö Väisälä {1891–1971}, Director of the Turku Observatory. (M 2116)

Väisälä is also honored by planet  (2804).

Obituaries published in Bull. Geod., Nouv. Ser., No. 102, p. 348 (1971); Sky Telesc., Vol. 42, p. 273 (1971); Bull. Geod., Nouv. Ser., No. 103, p. 4 (1972); Astron. Tidsskr., Arg. 5, p. 100 (1972); Sci. Rev. Beograd, Vol. 22, p. 133–140 (1971); Irish Astron. J., Vol. 11, p. 159 (1973).

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