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Ejnar Hertzsprung
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Ejnar Hertzsprung

Ejnar Hertzsprung (October 8, 1873, CopenhagenOctober 21, 1967, Roskilde) was a Danish chemist and astronomer.

Along with Henry Norris Russell, he developed the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram (1910).

He won the Gold Medal of the Royal Astronomical Society in 1929 and the Bruce Medal in 1937.

He discovered two asteroids, one of which is the Amor asteroid 1627 Ivar.

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Asteroids discovered: 2
1627 Ivar September 25 1929
1702 Kalahari July 7 1924