1940 RF. Discovered 1940 Sept. 8 by G. Kulin at Budapest.

Named in memory of Laszlo Detre (1906-1974), Hungarian astronomer well known for his work on variable stars, director of the Konkoly { see planet (1445)} Observatory for many years. (M 5182)

Obituaries published in BAV Rundbrief, 24. Jahrg., p. 40 (1975); Coelum, Vol. 43, p. 113 (1975); Sterne Weltraum, Vol. 14, p. 83 (1975); Mitt. Astron. Ges., Nr. 38, p. 7-9 (1976).

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