Oliver

(6551 P-L )
CURRENT POSITION: 20 AQU 16
Incl: 1.52462
Eccent: 0.1049047
Period: 5.6962679503267 years
AU 3.1894335
Type: 0000

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24.9.1960 08:24 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1

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Named in honor of Bernard M. Oliver {1916–1995}, retired Vice President for Research and Development of the Hewlett-Packard Company, where he was an innovator in the field of electronic instrumentation. He has made major contributions toward the search for extraterrestrial intelligence, the Monterey Institute for Research in Astronomy, and sky surveying with charge-coupled devices. (M 8541)

Obituary published in Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., Vol. 28, No. 4, p. 1459–1461 (1996).

Avastatud: 24-9-1960 Avastamiskoht: Palomar Avastajad: van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehr

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