(12359) Cajigal [3.20, 0.16, 0.9]

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-34361-5_665

1993 SN3. Discovered 1993 Sept. 22 by O. A. Naranjo at Mérida. (*M 36701)

With his founding in 1831 of the Military Academy of Mathematics, Juan Manuel Cajigal y Odoardo (1803–1856) initiated the study of mathematics and engineering in Venezuela. His installation of the first astronomical telescopes in Caracas was recognized with the establishment of El Observatorio Cajigal there in 1888. (M 49675)

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