Lowell

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21.6.1949 00:00 Flagstaff 111w40 35n12 observations 1


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Named in honor of Percival Lowell {1855–1916}, the founder, director and endower of Lowell Observatory at Flagstaff, Arizona. Lowell, during his lifetime and beginning in 1905 directed three searches of the ecliptic for a trans-Neptunian planet. In all these surveys positions for all the minor planets found were measured and he was the discoverer of (793) Arizona. (M 4157) _ _.


Avastatud: 21-6-1949 Avastamiskoht: Flagstaff Avastajad: Giclas, H. L.

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