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(1594) Danjon

Reference work entry

1949 WA. Discovered 1949 Nov. 23 by L. Boyer at Algiers.

Named in honor of Prof. André Danjon {1890–1967}, Director of the Paris Observatory, and former president of the International Astronomical Union {1955–1958}. (M 2196)

Danjon is also honored by a lunar crater.

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