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(2696) Magion

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1980 HB. Discovered 1980 Apr. 16 by L. Brožek at Kleť.

Named for the first Czechoslovak artificial satellite, launched together with Interkosmos 18 in 1978. Designed for studying the relationship of the magne-tosphere and the ionosphere, Magion examined the special structure of ELF- and E-wave phenomena. (M 7620)

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