(1629) Pecker

Reference work entry

1952 DB. Discovered 1952 Feb. 28 by L. Boyer at Algiers.

Named by the discoverer in honor of Prof. Jean-Claude Pecker {1923– }, director of the Nice Observatory. (M 2740)

Pecker served as general secretary of the International Astronomical Union from 1964 to 1967.

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