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(9963) Sandage

Reference work entry

1992 AN. Discovered 1992 Jan. 9 by E. F. Helin at Palomar.

Allan Sandage (1926– ), a distinguished American astronomer of Palomar and Mt. Wilson fame, is an international authority in stellar astronomy and observational cosmology. (M 43381)

The name was suggested by S. Kientz and endorsed by the discoverer, who first met Sandage at Palomar in the early 1970s.

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