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(3313) Mendel

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1980 DG. Discovered 1980 Feb. 19 by A. Mrkos at Kleť.

Named in memory of Gregor Johann Mendel (1822–1884), Austrian monk and botanist, discoverer of the law of genetics. (M 23136)

Mendel is also honored by a craters on Mars and on the Moon.

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