(2119) Schwall

Reference work entry

1930 QG. Discovered 1930 Aug. 30 by M. F. Wolf and M. Ferrero at Heidelberg.

Named in memory of August Schwall (1877–1947), mechanician at the Heidelberg-Königstuhl Observatory for almost half a century, night assistant to Wolf during 1914–1932, guiding exposures with the 0.72-m reflector. (M 5524)

Name proposed by A. Bohrmann.

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