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(4419) Allancook

Reference work entry

1932 HD. Discovered 1932 Apr. 24 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Allan F. Cook II (1922–1998), astrophysicist in the Planetary Sciences division of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, whose astronomical interests range from meteors and the earth’s upper atmosphere, to Saturn’s rings, to spectroscopy and photometry. (M 22502)

Named by the Minor Planet Names Committee following a suggestion by members of the Planetary Sciences division.

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