1280 T-1. Discovered 1971 Mar. 25 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in memory of Bernard G. Hooghoudt (19241995), key engineer for Dutch radio telescopes, having designed the Dwingeloo telescope (1956) and the Synthesis Radio Telescope at Westerbork (1970). As a private consulting engineer he designed and led the construction of some of the world's larger telescopes, not only for radio wavelengths, but also for millimeter and optical wavelengths. (M 25978) Name suggested and citation prepared by R. LePoole.

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