Discovered 1924 Mar. 3 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the German astronomer Gustav Stracke (1887-1943). Stracke for decades until his death was in charge of the minor planet department at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut in Berlin-Dahlem. (H 97)

The original citation (RI 2501) reads: "Der Planet ... ist vor Jahren von dem Entdecker ... "Strackea" getauft worden. Auf Wunsch von Prof. Stracke ist bisher die Benennung unterblieben. Zum Andenken an den langjÀhrigen Leiter der Arbeiten an den Kleinen Planeten soll nun der Planet 1019 den Namen "Strackea" tragen." Stracke was also honored by a series of planets - see the citation of planet (1234).

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