Bernardus

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Discovery Chart

11.8.1978 00:00 La Silla 70w44 29s15 observations 1


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Named in honor of Andres Bernardus Muller, astronomer at the Leiden Observatory and leader of the site-testing campaigns for the European Southern Observatory in South Africa and Chile. From 1964 to 1969 he was superintendent at La Silla {see planet  (2187)} while ESO was under construction. He was involved with instrumental improvements at ESO, especially for the 1-m Schmidt telescope, with which this minor planet was discovered. (M 27124) _ _.


Avastatud: 11-8-1978 Avastamiskoht: La Silla Avastajad: Schuster, H.-E.

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