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Hornstein


6712
1990 DS1
Discovered by 23.02.1990 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 42356 (9.03.2001)
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=6712;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Karl Hornstein (1824-1882), the eighth director of the Klementinum observatory in Prague, studied the orbits of minor planets, including the irregularities in their distribution that were later called the Kirkwood gaps. The name was suggested by J. Tichá and M. Šolc.