(1913) Sekanina

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1928 SF. Discovered 1928 Sept. 22 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Zdenek Sekanina {1936– }, an astronomer at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, who has made many contributions to cometary astronomy, notably the calculation of orbits, the development of models for icy nuclei, and a detailed investigation of dust trails. (M 3937)

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