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(2381) Landi

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1976 AF. Discovered 1976 Jan. 3 at the Felix Aguilar Observatory at El Leoncito.

Named in honor of Jorge Landi Dessy, formerly director of the Córdoba Observatory and professor at the Córdoba Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy; also vice-president of the Argentine Association of Astronomy. His principal fields of study involved astronomical optics and photometry, and the structure of the Magellanic Clouds. (M 8799)

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