(2762) Fowler

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1981 AT. Discovered 1981 Jan. 14 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in memory of Ralph Howard Fowler (1889–1944), well-known English astrophysicist. Among his many discoveries was the recognition of the state of matter in white-dwarf stars. (M 7621)

Fowler is also honored by a lunar crater.

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