Hoag

1982 QQ. Discovered 1982 Aug. 20 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Named in honor of Arthur Allen Hoag {1921-1999}, American astronomer and, since 1977, director of the Lowell Observatory at Flagstaff, Arizona. He is specially recognized for his work on both photoelectric and photographic photometry, development of astronomical sites and instruments, and investigations of quasistellar sources. (M 10311)

Name endorsed by E. Bowell and W. A. Baum.

Obituary published in Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., Vol. 31, No. 5, p. 1601-1602 (1999).

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