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(1611) Beyer

Reference work entry

1950 DJ. Discovered 1950 Feb. 17 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

This planet is named by the discoverer in honor of Dr. h.c. Max Beyer {1894–1982}, astronomer at the Hamburg-Bergedorf Observatory. (M 1948)

Obituaries published in BAV Rundbrief, 32. Jahrg., Nr. 2, p. 51 (1983); Mitt. Astron. Ges., Nr. 59, p. 5–6 (1983).

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