Advertisement

(1502) Arenda

Reference work entry

1938 WB. Discovered 1938 Nov. 17 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Sylvain Arend {1902–1992}, astronomer at the Uccle Observatory near Brussels, Belgium, who observed and discovered more than 50 numbered minor planets and a bright comet. (H 134)

Name proposed by T. Banachiewicz (RI 2333).

Obituaries published in Ciel Terre, Vol. 108, No. 4, p. 101–102 (1992); Astronomie, Vol. 106, p. 25 (1993); Inf. Circ. IAU Comm. 26, No. 122, p. 4 (1994).

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2003

Personalised recommendations