Schlaun

2400 T-3. Discovered 1977 Oct. 16 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named for Johann Conrad Schlaun (1694-1773), baroque architect who worked mostly for the prince-bishop Klemens August of Köln. Schlaun travelled through Europe to see for himself the main buildings of his time. So he saw Neumann {see planet (6351)} in Wurzburg. Schlaun constructed the Augustusburg Castle in Bruhl and several other churches and castles in the style of Westphalian baroque. (M 26765)

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