(3755) Lecointe

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1950 SJ. Discovered 1950 Sept. 19 by S. Arend at Uccle.

Named in honor of Georges Lecointe (1869–1929), director of the Royal Observatory of Belgium from 1900 to 1925. Under his leadership, the observatory obtained several instruments and deployed great scientific activity. (M 25976)

Proposed by P. Páquet and N. Arend.

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