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(2602) Moore

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1982 BR. Discovered 1982 Jan. 24 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of Patrick Moore {1924– }, astronomer, broadcaster, and writer. For some years director of the Lunar Section of the British Astronomical Association, Moore has been most energetic and successful in popularizing astronomy. He is author of many books and has regularly presented ‘The Sky at Night’ on BBC television since April 1957. In 1967 he was awarded the Order of the British Empire. (M 7157)

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