(2290) Helffrich

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1932 CD1. Discovered 1932 Feb. 14 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in memory of J{oseph} Helffrich {1890–1971}, on the staff of the Heidelberg-Königstuhl Observatory between 1909 and 1911. As an assistant of Max Wolf {see planets  (827) and  (1217)}, he discovered 13 numbered minor planets. (M 18447)

Name proposed and citation prepared by G. Klare and L. D. Schmadel.

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