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(1040) Klumpkea

Reference work entry

1925 BD. Discovered 1925 Jan. 20 by B. Jekhovsky at Algiers.

Named in honor of the amateur astronomer Dorothea Klumpke {1861–1943} {see also planet  (339)}, wife of the English astronomer Isaac Roberts. She was the first woman to receive the degree of Doctor of Mathematical Sciences at the Sorbonne University. (H 99)

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