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(3256) Daguerre

Reference work entry

1981 SJ1. Discovered 1981 Sept. 26 by B. A. Skiff and N. G. Thomas at Anderson Mesa.

Named for the Frenchman Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre (1787–1851), who invented the daguerrotype photographic process in 1835. (M 10549)

Daguerre is also honored by a lunar crater.

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