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(1697) Koskenniemi

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1940 RM. Discovered 1940 Sept. 8 by H. Alikoski at Turku.

Named in memory of Veikko Antero Koskenniemi (1885–1962), the famous Finnish poet, a member of the Academy of Finland, professor of literature at Turku University. In various poems he wrote about the stars, and he was a founder member of the society Turun Ursa for amateur astronomers. (M 5281)

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