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(2549) Baker

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1976 UB. Discovered 1976 Oct. 23 at the Harvard College Observatory at Harvard.

Named in honor of James G. Baker {1914– }, astrophysicist, innovator, advisor. To many he is best known for his legendary designs of very demanding optical cameras and spectrographs. By some he is appreciated for his unselfish contributions to the success of difficult endeavors, both on behalf of his fellow scientists and his country. (M 8800)

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