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(2453) Wabash

Reference work entry

A921 SA. Discovered 1921 Sept. 30 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Bob (Wabash) Warshow, occasional operator in the central computing facility at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. In his spare time he is a spelunker, and among his exploits was an expedition directly underneath the radio telescope at Arecibo. (M 18448)

Name proposed by B. G. Marsden, who found the key identification involving this planet.

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