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(3682) Welther

Reference work entry

A923 NB. Discovered 1923 July 12 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Barbara Welther (1938– ), historian of science at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics. Barbara has recently completed an educational video examining the life and work of Annie Jump Cannon {see planet  (1120)}. (M 22499)

Name proposed by members of the Planetary Sciences division, the identifications for this object having been made by B. G. Marsden.

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