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(2114) Wallenquist

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1976 HA. Discovered 1976 Apr. 19 by C.-I. Lagerkvist at Mount Stromlo.

Named in honor of Åke A. E. Wallenquist {1904–1994}, retired director of the Kvistaberg {see planet  (3331)} Station but still active at the Uppsala Observatory, where he studies dark matter in open clusters. While observing at Palomar in 1950 he was a codiscoverer of (1980) Tezcatlipoca. (M 4645)

Obituary published in Astron. Tidsskr., Arg. 27, Nr. 3, p. 123–124 (1994).

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