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(1722) Goffin

Reference work entry

1938 EG. Discovered 1938 Feb. 23 by E. Delporte at Uccle.

Named in honor of the Belgian amateur astronomer Edwin Goffin, who has made extensive computations involving minor-planet orbits, and whose initials are indicated by this object’s provisional designation. (M 6832)

Name proposed by J. Meeus.

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