Seeligeria

(1918 DR )
CURRENT POSITION: 21 SCO 53
Incl: 21.32683
Eccent: 0.1043748
Period: 5.7994249317392 years
AU 3.2278244
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

31.5.1918 00:00 Heidelberg 8e43 49n24 observations 0

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Named in honor of the German astronomer Hugo Hans von Seeliger (1849–1924), director of the Munich Observatory. Von Seeliger investigated the movement of the perihelion of Mercury and was one of the founders of stellar astronomy. He published books on the motion of binaries and on the theory of the heliometer. (H 86)

Seeliger is also honored by a lunar crater.

Avastatud: 31-5-1918 Avastamiskoht: Heidelberg Avastajad: Wolf, M. F.

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