1934 CZ. Discovered 1934 Feb. 4 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.
Named in honor of Ernst H. Franke, professor of biophysics at the University of Cincinnati. He gained the respect of his students by being a doer first and a teacher second, facts enhanced by his experience and desire to teach the latest technologies. (M 8065)
Name proposed by F. N. Bowman, who found the key identification involving this planet.