(2444) Lederle

Reference work entry

1934 CD. Discovered 1934 Feb. 5 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Trudpert Lederle {1922–2002}, astronomer at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut since 1942. Mainly involved with the program of fundamental star catalogues, he has also worked on the motion of (1036) Ganymed. (M 6833)

Name proposed by B. G. Marsden and J. Schubart.

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