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(3336) Grygar

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1971 UX. Discovered 1971 Oct. 26 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf.

Named in honor of Jiří Grygar on the occasion of his 60th birthday. A Czech astronomer working in Prague, he has contributed to our knowledge of meteors, comets and variable stars. He is also known in both the Czech and the Slovak republics as a very successful scientific popularizer and as the author of several astronomical books for the public. (M 26424)

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