Lohrmann

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1937 QC. Discovered 1937 Aug. 31 by H.-U. Sandig at Bergedorf.

Named for Wilhelm Gotthelf Lohrmann, an amateur astronomer and author of the famous lunar topographic atlas Topographie der sichtbaren Mon-doberßäche (1824). Lohrmann was director of the Dresden "Mathematisch-Physikalischer Salon". When H.-U. Sandig founded the Institute of Geodetical Astronomy at the Dresden University of Technology in 1961, he chose the name of Lohrmann for his new institute, now known as the Lohrmann Observatory. (M 18461)

Lohrmann is honored for his monumental seleno-graphic work by a lunar crater.

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