(1706) Dieckvoss

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1931 TS. Discovered 1931 Oct. 5 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Wilhelm Dieckvoss {1908–1982}, Hamburg-Bergedorf astronomer since 1935 who has worked extensively on stellar positions and proper motions, especially on the catalogues AGK2 and AGK3. (M 3933)

Obituary published in Mitt. Astron. Ges., Nr. 59, p. 7–8 (1983).

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