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Kreil


6597
1988 AF1
Discovered by 9.01.1988 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 42355 (9.03.2001)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=6597;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Karl Kreil (1798-1862), the sixth director of the Klementinum observatory in Prague, carried out geomagnetic measurements in the Austro-Hungarian empire. He was later director of the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geomagnetism in Vienna. The name was suggested by J. Tichá and M. Šolc.