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(2947) Kippenhahn

Reference work entry

1955 QP1. Discovered 1955 Aug. 22 by I. Groeneveld at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Rudolf Kippenhahn (1926– ), German astronomer, director of the Max-Planck-Institut für Physik und Astrophysik at Garching and currently a vice president of the IAU. (M 18136)

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