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(2988) Korhonen

Reference work entry

1943 EM. Discovered 1943 Mar. 1 by L. Oterma at Turku.

Named in honor of Tapio Korhonen, well-known telescope maker, especially of telescope optics. Among his successes is the optical system of the Nordic Optical Telescope {see planet  (2857)}, for which an image quality of 0″.2 is obtainable in principle. (M 18450)

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