Advertisement

(442) Eichsfeldia

Reference work entry

Discovered 1899 Feb. 15 by M. F. Wolf and A. Schwassmann at Heidelberg.

Named for the region of Eichsfeld in central Germany. (AN 154, 443 (1901); LDS)

Named by Rev. Anton K. Thraen {1843–1902} {see planet  (4098)} who improved the elements of this planet. Thraen was born in Holungen und died in Dingelstädt, both villages in the Eichsfeld region.

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 2003

Personalised recommendations