(1612) Hirose

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1950 BJ. Discovered 1950 Jan. 23 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the Japanese astronomer, Prof. H. Hirose, under whose leadership the observations of minor planets and the computation of their orbits at the Tokyo-Mitaka astronomical observatory have been so successfully conducted. (M 1342)

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