(1741) Giclas

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1960 BC. Discovered 1960 Jan. 29 at the Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn, Indiana.

Named for Henry L. Giclas {1910– }, longtime staff member of the Lowell Observatory, who has had the major responsibility for the programs of minor planet positions and stellar proper motions carried out with the 13-inch Lawrence Lowell Telescope. (M 3934)

Name proposed by Frank K. Edmondson and Paul Herget.

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