(1303) Luthera

Reference work entry

1928 FP. Discovered 1928 Mar. 16 by A. Schwassmann at Bergedorf.

Named in honor of the German astronomer Karl Theodor Robert Luther (1822–1900) who, at the Bilk Observatory near Düsseldorf, discovered 24 minor planets between 1852 and 1890. (H 119)

Luther is also honored by a lunar crater.

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