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(1753) Mieke

Reference work entry

1934 JM. Discovered 1934 May 10 by H. van Gent at Johannesburg.

Named in honor of the wife {Mieke Oort-Graadt van Roggen, 1906–1993} of former director of the Leiden Observatory, Jan Hendrik Oort {see planet  (1691)}. (M 5357)

Name proposed by the Leiden Observatory.

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