(2244) Tesla

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1952 UW1. Discovered 1952 Oct. 22 by M. B. Protitch at Belgrade.

Named in memory of Nikola Tesla (1856–1943), the famous Yugoslav-born physicist well known for his numerous scientific researches and discoveries in the field of multi-phase and high frequency currents and radio electro-communications. (M 9477)

Tesla is also honored by a lunar crater.

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