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(1614) Goldschmidt

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1952 HA. Discovered 1952 Apr. 18 by A. Schmitt at Uccle.

Named in memory of Hermann Goldschmidt (1802–1866), German-born astronomer who observed in Paris and discovered there 14 of the first 70 minor planets. (M 4418)

Goldschmidt is also honored by a lunar crater.

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