Sahade

1974 QA. Discovered 1974 Aug. 16 at the Felix Aguilar Observatory at El Leoncito.

Named in honor of Jorge Sahade, former {1985-1988} president of the International Astronomical Union, well-known Argentinian astrophysicist who has served as director of the Coardoba and La Plata Observatories and was the first director of the Instituto de Astronomia y Fisica del Espacio. During the 1960s he initiated the process that led to the acquisition of the 2.15-m reflector in the Complejo Astronomica El Leoncito. (M 11156)

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