(2193) Jackson

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1926 KB. Discovered 1926 May 18 by H. E. Wood at Johannesburg.

Named in honor of Cyril V. Jackson {1903–1988}, whose {70} discoveries of numbered minor planets constitute a record for the southern hemisphere. After working at the former Union Observatory in Johannesburg he was subsequently associated with the Yale-Columbia Southern Station at its successive locations. (M 5451)

Name proposed by C. M. Bardwell and B. G. Mars-den.

Obituaries published in Mon. Notes Astron. Soc. S. Afr., Vol. 48, No. 7/8, p. 66 (1989); Q.J.R. Astron. Soc., Vol. 32, No. 2, p. 211 (1991).

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