Gaviola

1967 JO. Discovered 1967 May 6 by C. U. Cesco and A. R. Klemola at El Leoncito.

Named in honor of Enrique Gaviola {1900-1990}, some time director of the Cordoba Observatory, founder of the Cordoba Institute of Mathematics, Physics and Astronomy. An authority on the construction, testing and treatment of astronomical mirrors, it was he who brought to completion, in 1941, the 1.5-m reflector at Bosque Alegre. (M 7618)

Obituary published in Bol. Asoc. Argent. Astron., No. 35, p. 7-12 (1989).

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