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(2766) Leeuwenhoek

Reference work entry

1982 FE1. Discovered 1982 Mar. 23 by Z. Vávrová at Kleť.

Named in memory of Antonius van Leeuwenhoek (1632–1723), inventor of the microscope. (M 16441) Leeuwenhoek is also honored by a lunar crater.

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