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(2292) Seili

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1942 RM. Discovered 1942 Sept. 7 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for an island, some 30 km from Turku, originally a leper colony, and in 1619 the site of the first hospital in Finland. In 1965 a station of the University of Turku’s Archipelago Institute was established there. (M 7945)

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