(9826) Ehrenfreund

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2114 T-3. Discovered 1977 Oct. 16 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

As both a biochemist and an astronomer, Pascale Ehrenfreund (1960– ), currently at the Leiden Observatory, qualified as an expert on several space missions investigating dust and organic molecules in space. As an APART fellow of the Austrian Academy of Sciences, she encouraged international cooperation. (M 41570)

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