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left: LO V 028 h3 . right: LROC .Paraskevopoulos is the eroded crater at center, also visible in image are satellites E (inside) and H (protruding into eastern rim).


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John Stefanos Paraskevopoulos (June 20, 1889 – March 15, 1951) was a Greek/South African astronomer. In 1919, he went to America for two years, spending part of that time working at Yerkes Observatory. He served as director of Boyden Observatory in South Africa from 1927 to 1951. He co-discovered a couple of comets.

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J. S. Paraskevopoulos is mentioned on page 566 of Burnham's Celestial Handbook (Volume 1), at the distorted galaxy NGC 5128 in Centaurus. - DannyCaes DannyCaes Jun 7, 2015

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