1947 Iso-Heikkilä

This minor planet is named after the Iso-Heikkilä Observatory in the Iso-Heikkilä district of Turku, Finland. This observatory was designed by Yrjö Väisälä, who also discovered and named this minor planet at this observatory. It is sometimes called the Turku Observatory, as it was originally owned by the department of astronomy at the University of Turku. Now it is owned and operated by Turun Ursa, an amateur astronomers association.

The symbol of this minor planet is a monogram of the letters "I" and "H" laid on top of each other symmetrically, over an inverted triangle containing a star, the symbol for observatories.

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