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  • ISBN-10:  9027723222
  • ISBN-10:  9027723222
  • ISBN-13:  9789027723222
  • ISBN-13:  9789027723222
  • Publisher:  Springer
  • Publisher:  Springer
  • Pages:  654
  • Pages:  654
  • Binding:  Paperback
  • Binding:  Paperback
  • Pub Date:  01-Mar-1986
  • Pub Date:  01-Mar-1986
  • Item ID: 100998500
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The XIXth General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union was held in New Delhi, India, from November 19 to 28, 1985. It was dedicated to the memory of a former IAU President, Professor M. K. V. Bappu, who tragically passed away on August 19, 1982. On the occasion of the Delhi General Assembly, the IAU Minor Planet Center announced that Minor Planet (asteroid) No. 2596 henceforth will carry the name Vainu Sappu. The full text of the announcement reads: (2596) VAINU BAPPU = 1979 KN (diameter about 8 kilometers, period 5 years 4 months, mean distance from the Sun around 450 million kilometers) Discovered 1979, May 19, by R. M. West at the European Southern Observatory. Named in memory of Manali fProceedings of the Nineteenth General Assembly, Delhi, 1985The XIXth General Assembly of the International Astronomical Union was held in New Delhi, India, from November 19 to 28, 1985. It was dedicated to the memory of a former IAU President, Professor M. K. V. Bappu, who tragically passed away on August 19, 1982. On the occasion of the Delhi General Assembly, the IAU Minor Planet Center announced that Minor Planet (asteroid) No. 2596 henceforth will carry the name Vainu Sappu. The full text of the announcement reads: (2596) VAINU BAPPU = 1979 KN (diameter about 8 kilometers, period 5 years 4 months, mean distance from the Sun around 450 million kilometers) Discovered 1979, May 19, by R. M. West at the European Southern Observatory. Named in memory of Manali fI.Inaugural Ceremony  19 November 1985.- - Address by Prof. M.G.K. Menon, President of the National Organizing Committee.- - Address by Prof. R. Hanbury Brown, President of the International Astronomical Union.- - Address by Shri Ram Niwas Mirdha, Minister of Posts and Telegraphs.- - Address by the Prime Minister of India, Shri Rajiv Gandhi.- - Address by Dr. A.P. Mitra, Chairman of the Local Organizing Committee.- II. Report on the XIXth General Assembly.- Agenda.- First session (19 November 1935).- - Openinl3

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