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(1881) Shao

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1940 PC. Discovered 1940 Aug. 3 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Cheng-yuan Shao {1927– }, an assistant to McCrosky {see planet  (1880)} in several observing projects at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, including the recovery of (1862) Apollo. (M 3936)

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