1953 RG. Discovered 1953 Sept. 9 at the Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn, Indiana.

Named in honor of Morton Lowengrub in celebration of the completion of the WIYN Observatory. As dean for Research and Graduate Development at Indiana University, and later as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, he played a major role in the planning and construction of the WIYN 3.5-meter telescope as a charter member of the WIYN Board of Governors. He has served as a professor and administrator at Indiana University since 1967. An applied mathematician, he has authored five books on mathematics and through his research has contributed critically to problems of the propagation of cracks in solids. (M 25229) Name proposed by R. K. Honeycutt.

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