Henri Debehogne

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Henri Debehogne (30 December 1928 – 9 December 2007)[1] was a Belgian astronomer.

He was born at Maillen. Debehogne worked at the Observatoire Royal de Belgique (Royal Observatory of Belgium) in Uccle, and specialized in astrometry of comets and asteroids.

He discovered over 700 asteroids,[2] including the Trojan asteroids (6090) 1989 DJ and 65210 Stichius (the latter with Eric Walter Elst). The asteroid 2359 Debehogne was named in his honor.

He died in Uccle.

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  1. ^ "Henri DEBEHOGNE". inmemoriam.be. 
  2. ^ "Minor Planet Discoverers (Alphabetically)". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 7 August 2013.