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(2358) Bahner

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1929 RE. Discovered 1929 Sept. 2 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Klaus Bahner {1921– }, staff member of the Heidelberg-Königstuhl Observatory who has made outstanding contributions to the design of large telescopes. The design of the 1.2-m, 2.2-m and 3.5-m large telescopes of the Max-Planck-Institut für Astronomie is mainly due to his efforts. (M 6649)

Name proposed by L. D. Schmadel; endorsed by O. Kippes, who found the identifications for this planet.

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