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(1850) Kohoutek

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1942 EN. Discovered 1942 Mar. 23 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the Czech astronomer, Lubos Kohoutek {1935– }, on the staff of the observatory at Hamburg-Bergedorf since 1969. He has contributed much to our knowledge of planetary nebulae and emission-line stars and is also widely known as a discoverer and observer of comets and minor planets. (M 3935)

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