(1823) Gliese

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1951 RD. Discovered 1951 Sept. 4 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Wilhelm Gliese {1915–1993}, an astronomer at the Rechen-Institut since 1943, who is well-known for his work on the nearby stars and the FK4. (M 4156)

Obituary published in Mitt. Astron. Ges., Nr. 77, p. 5–7 (1994).

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