(1553) Bauersfelda

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1940 AD. Discovered 1940 Jan. 13 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

This planet is named in honor of Prof. Dr.Ing. W. Bauersfeld {1879–1959} on the occasion of his 75th birthday anniversary, 1954 January 23. Prof. Bauersfeld, formerly with Zeiss-Opton at Oberkochen/Wüurttemberg (Germany), is best known as the designer of the famous Zeiss planetaria {see also planet  (851)}. (M 994)

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