75569 IRSOL

This minor planet is named after the Institute IRSOL, or the Istituto Ricerche Solari Locarno, a solar physics research institute in Locarno, Switzerland. This observatory has been associated with a number of different universities and private organizations over its lifetime, originally with Universitäts-Sternwarte Göttingen (USWG) in Germany, and now with Università della Svizzera italiana (USI). IRSOL has a research focus in solar spectropolarimetry.

The symbol of this minor planet is a telescope, as in the symbol for Telescopium, tangent to a small Sun above.

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[1] http://www.irsol.ch/


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