After retiring from the U.S. Navy in 1963,
Mr. Karge taught physics for the
San Dieguito Union High School District (Encinitas, California),
and was Faculty Advisor of the Rocketry and Astronomy Club.


Mr. Karge passed away in 1990. The following year,
an asteroid discovered in 1986 was officially named
(4822) Karge by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

4822 Karge @ Wikipedia

4822 Karge Observation Project

Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)

As the figure below shows, the next close approach
of (4822) Karge to Earth is in January 2011.

(4822) Karge orbit generator (Java applet).

Borrego Sky