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(1945) Wesselink

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1930 OL. Discovered 1930 July 22 by H. van Gent at Johannesburg.

Named in honor of A. J. Wesselink {1909–1995}, astronomer at the Leiden, Radcliffe and Yale Observatories. From 1946 to 1950 he was Leiden observer at the Union Observatory, Johannesburg. (M 10311) Name proposed by the Leiden Observatory.

Obituaries published in Zenith, No. 11, p. 483 (1995); Astron. Soc. Pac. Conf. Ser., Vol. 83, p. XXII (1995); Q. J. R. Astron. Soc., Vol. 37, p. 95–97 (1996); Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., Vol. 27, No. 4, p. 1486–1488 (1995); Mon. Notes Astron. Soc. S. Afr., Vol. 54, No. 9/10, p. 84–85 (1995).

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