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So There's an Astronomical Object Named for You?

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  • Henrik Johan Walbeck (1793 - 1822)
    Henkilötiedot kl. 1808 Henrik Johan Walbeck 12199. * Turussa (ruots. seurak.) 11.10.1793. Vht: Turun tuomiokirkkoseurakunnan lukkari Erik Gabriel Wahlbäck († 1814) ja hänen 1. puolisonsa Ann...
  • Rafael Suvanto (1909 - 1940)
    Rafael Suvanto (28. kesäkuuta 1909 Turku – 9. maaliskuuta 1940 Kärstilänjärvi, Viipurin maalaiskunta) oli suomalainen tähtitieteilijä ja rehtori. Yrjö Väisälän apulaisena toiminut Rafael Suvanto...
  • Karl Frithiof Sundman (1873 - 1949)
    Matematiker, Astronom, Professor Född 28.10.1873 Kaskö Kaskisen seurakunta - Syntyneiden luettelot 1855-1910, jakso 47; Kansallisarkisto: / Viitattu 25.9.2019
  • Hilkka Talvikki Helenius (1925 - 1975)
    Asteroidi 1530 Rantaseppä on tähtitieteilijä Yrjö Väisälän vuonna 1938 löytämä asteroidi eli pikkuplaneetta. Se on nimetty tähtitieteilijä Hilkka Rantaseppä-Heleniuksen mukaan. Rantasepän likimääräin...
  • Anders Planman (1724 - 1803)
    Anders Planman (1724 Hattula – 25. huhtikuuta 1804 Paimio) oli professori ja tähtitieteilijä, joka toimi Helsingin yliopiston edeltäjän Turun Akatemian rehtorina vuosina 1771 ja 1772. Planmanin vanh...

(From https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_astronomical_objects_named_af...):

There are probably a few thousand astronomical objects named after people. These include the names of a few thousand asteroids and hundreds of comets. Also, many topological features on solar system bodies have been named after people, including many hundreds of craters on the Moon, Mars and other planets and satellites. In addition to craters there are also various other topological features such as mountains, valleys, ridges on the Moon and other bodies which are also named after people. Finally, a very few stars are named after people (according to the IAU), such as Barnard's star. Thus this list is somewhat incomplete. (Star-registry companies keep lists of stars they claim to have named after people. The IAU does not recognize those claims.)

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