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(5038) Overbeek

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1948 KF. Discovered 1948 May 31 by E. L. Johnson at Johannesburg.

Michiel Daniel Overbeek (1920– ) is a prolific South African observer of variable stars and occultations. A past president of the Astronomical Society of Southern Africa and director of its occultation section, he is actively involved in fostering amateur astronomers in Southern Africa. (M 41567)

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