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(1759) Kienle

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1942 RF. Discovered 1942 Sept. 11 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in memory of Hans Kienle (1895–1975), an astrophysicist, who served as Director of several German observatories. He was director of the Heidelberg-Königstuhl Observatory from 1950–1962. His work on spectrophotometry is well-known. He was president of IAU Commission 36 from 1955 to 1958. (M 4155)

Obituaries published in Phys. Bl., 31. Jahrg., p. 222–223 (1975); Sky Telesc., Vol. 49, p. 368 (1975); Sterne Weltraum, Vol. 14, p. 83, p. 184–186 (1975); Orion, 33. Jahrg., p. 111 (1975); Ruperto Carola, Univ. Heidelb., 27. Jahrg., p. 114–115 (1975); Astron. Nachr., Vol. 297, p. 99–105 (1976); Mitt. Astron. Ges., Nr. 38, p. 9–11 (1976).

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