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(1642) Hill

Reference work entry

1951 RU. Discovered 1951 Sept. 4 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in memory of George William Hill (1838–1914), American celestial mechanician whose works include the development of precepts for the Hill-Brown lunar theory and the derivation of second-order theories for the motions of Jupiter and Saturn. (M 3932)

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