Dommanget

1983 QJ. Discovered 1983 Aug. 31 by H. Debehogne at La Silla.

Named in honor of Jean Dommanget, head of the department of astrometry and celestial mechanics at the Royal Observatory of Belgium (1967-89), for his more than 40 years of continuous research activity in doublestar astronomy and on related problems concerning astrometry and image quality. He participated in the ESO site survey in South Africa (1955-57) and was acting director of the Boyden Observatory (1964-65). He served as president of IAU Commission 26 during 1970-73 and since 1980 has been coordinator on double stars for the Hipparcos Input Catalogue Consortium. (M 15574)

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