Asteroid 29197, Gleim, was discovered on January 15, 1991 by Freimut Borngen at Tautenburg, Thuringia, Germany. It has a period of 3 years,313 days and is a little over 1 1/2 mile in diameter.

It was named for German poet and composer Johann Wilhelm Ludwig Gleim (1719-1803), a patron of fledgling poets, which earned him the nickname Father Gleim.

Ludwig Gleim

The meaning of asteroid Gleim seems to be:gleaming, gloating; possibly, patronage of poets, writers or other artists.

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