(3174) Alcock

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1984 UV. Discovered 1984 Oct. 26 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named in honor of the outstanding British amateur astronomer George E. D. Alcock {1912–2000}, visual discoverer of five comets and four novae. (M 12458)

Obituary published in Int. Comet Q., Vol. 23, No. 1, p. 3 (2001).

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