(3144) Brosche

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1931 TY1. Discovered 1931 Oct. 10 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Peter Brosche (1936– ), astronomer at Heidelberg and Bonn. He has developed the determination of systematic differences into orthogonal functions, participated in the foundation of absolute radio interferometry and investigated the history of the Seeberg Observatory and its scientific founder F. X. von Zach {see planet  (999)}. (M 22497)

Name proposed by L. D. Schmadel, endorsed by G. Klare.

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