(1941) Wild

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1931 TN1. Discovered 1931 Oct. 6 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Paul Wild, of the Astronomical Institute, Berne University, whose principal work involves the discovery and observation of supernovae in other galaxies. His program has also produced discoveries of comets and minor planets, several of which he subsequently recovered as a result of his own unpublished orbit computations. (M 3938)

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