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(1001) Gaussia

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Discovered 1923 Aug. 8 by S. I. Belyavskij at Simeis.

Named in honor of Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777–1855), director of the Göttingen Observatory. With his new computing method F. X. von Zach {see planet  (999)} rediscovered (1) Ceres. (H 96)

Named by B. Asplind.

Gauss is also honored by a lunar crater.

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