(8785) Boltwood

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1978 RR1. Discovered 1978 Sept. 5 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Paul Boltwood (1943– ) is a Canadian specialist in computer systems and outstanding amateur astronomer. He monitored the peculiar object OJ 287 for some two years. He also obtained deep-sky CCD images with limiting magnitude 24.5 using a home-built 0.4-m reflector. (M 41384)

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