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(2195) Tengström

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1941 SP1. Discovered 1941 Sept. 27 by L. Oterma at Turku.

Named in honor of Erik Tengström, emeritus professor at the University of Uppsala, on the occasion of his 70th birthday, 1983 Apr. 3. Initiator of the study of modern geodesy at Uppsala, he directed research in a wide number of subjects, including astronomy. One of his ancestors, Jacob Tengström, lived in Turku, was vice chancellor of the old Academia Aboensis (1803–1817) and the first archbishop of Finland (1817–1832). (M 7782)

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