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(1678) Hveen

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1940 YH. Discovered 1940 Dec. 28 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for the island of Hveen, where Tycho Brahe’s {see planet  (1677)} most productive observations were made between 1576 and 1597. (M 4236)

The island is also commemorated by planets  (379) and  (499).

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