(6597) Kreil = 1988 AF1
Discovered 1989 January 9 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
 Karl Kreil (1798-1862), the sixth director of the Klementinum observatory in Prague, carried out geomagnetic measurements in the Austro-Hungarian empire. He was later director of the Central Institute for Meteorology and Geomagnetism in Vienna. The name was suggested by J. Tichá and M. Šolc.
 (MPC 42355 | 2001 March 9)

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