(4137) Crabtree [2.36, 0.02, 3.8]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-34361-5_59

1970 WC. Discovered 1970 Nov. 24 by L. Kohoutek at Bergedorf. (*M 14933)

William Crabtree (1610–1644), a cloth merchant in Salford, near Manchester, became the second person knowingly to observe a transit of Venus, after he had been alerted to the 1639 event by Jeremiah Horrocks {see planet  (3078)}. (M 50825)

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