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(2240) Tsai

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1978 YA. Discovered 1978 Dec. 30 at the Harvard College Observatory at Harvard.

Named in honor of Tsai Chang-hsien, director of the Taipei Observatory since World War II, an active observer of planets and variable stars, and a long-time popularizer of astronomy. He has enlightened the public and directed amateur activity in astronomy for more than three decades with great patience and dedication. (M 5360)

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