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(1624) Rabe

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1931 TT1. Discovered 1931 Oct. 9 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in memory of Eugene Rabe (1911–1974), on the staff of the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut from 1937 to 1948 and then at the Cincinnati Observatory. He worked extensively on the theory of the motions of the Trojan minor planets and especially the orbit of (433) Eros. (M 3931)

Obituaries published in Science, Vol. 186, p. 719 (1974); Sky Telesc., Vol. 48, p. 157 (1974).

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