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(1677) Tycho Brahe

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1940 RO. Discovered 1940 Sept. 6 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for the great Danish-born astronomer Tycho Brahe (1546–1601). (M 4236)

Brahe is also honored by craters on Mars and the Moon.

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