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(1695) Walbeck

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1941 UO. Discovered 1941 Oct. 15 by L. Oterma at Turku.

Named in memory of H. J. Walbeck (1793–1822), astronomer at the old Academia Aboensis who used the method of least squares to derive a good value for the Earth’s flattening. (M 5281)

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