(1600) Vyssotsky

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1947 UC. Discovered 1947 Oct. 22 by C. A. Wirtanen at Mount Hamilton.

Named in honor of Prof. Alexander Vyssotsky (1888–1973) who joined the faculty of the University of Virginia in 1923 and was active in astrometry, photometry and spectral classification at the Leander McCormick Observatory. (M 3931)

Obituary published in Sky Telesc., Vol. 47, p. 166 (1974).

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