(2640) Hällström

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1941 FN. Discovered 1941 Mar. 18 by L. Oterma at Turku.

Named for Gustav Gabriel Hällström (1775–1844), professor of physics and several times rector at the Academia Aboensis. His efforts led to the acquisition by Turku of an astronomical observatory and the regular appointment of an observer. (M 7947)

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