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Asteroid (4230) van den Bergh

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Named in honour of Sidney van den Bergh (b. 1929), Dutch-born Canadian astronomer, former director of the Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Victoria, B.C. He was president of IAU commission 50 from 1985 to 1988 and a vice president of the IAU during 1976-1982.
Discovered by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Reference: MPC 18307

Name: 
van den Bergh
Number: 
4230
Designation: 
1973 ST1
Disc. Date: 
1973-09-19
Discoverer: 
van Houten, C.J.
Disc. Place: 
Palomar