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(2486) Metsähovi

Reference work entry

1939 FY. Discovered 1939 Mar. 22 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for a donated farm near Helsinki, where various institutes have established their observing stations: the Finnish Geodetic Institute for space geodesy, the University of Helsinki for astrophysics, and the Helsinki Technological University for radio astronomy. (M 7946)

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