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(1620) Geographos

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1951 RA. Discovered 1951 Sept. 14 by A. G. Wilson and R. Minkowski at Palomar.

The name, meaning Geographer, has been assigned by the discoverers to honor the National Geographic Society for its contribution to astronomy by the support of the National Geographic Society — Palomar Mountain Sky Survey. (M 1468)

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