::Viktor Knorre


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Viktor Karlovich Knorre Russian: Виктор Карлович Кнорре{{#invoke:Category handler|main}}(4 October 1840 – 25 August 1919) was a Russian astronomer of German ethnic origin. He worked in Nikolaev, Pulkovo and Berlin and is best known for having discovered 158 Koronis and three other minor planets. Knorre's father, Karl Friedrich Knorre, and grandfather, Ernst Friedrich Knorre, were also prominent astronomers. Recently NASA named an asteroid in honor of the three generations of Knorre astronomers.<ref name=NASA>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref>

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