(6712) Hornstein = 1990 DS1
Discovered 1990 February 23 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.
 Karl Hornstein (1824-1882), the eighth director of the Klementinum observatory in Prague, studied the orbits of minor planets, including the irregularities in their distribution that were later called the Kirkwood gaps. The name was suggested by J. Tichá and M. Šolc.
 (MPC 42356 | 2001 March 9)

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