Chandra

1970 SB. Discovered 1970 Sept. 24 by C. U. Cesco at El Leoncito.

Named for Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar {19101995}, the Indian-born distinguished service professor at the University of Chicago, generally regarded as the world's leading theoretical astrophysicist. (M 5013)

Chandrasekhar, with W. A. Fowler, received the 1983 Nobel prize for physics.

Obituaries published in Khagol, No. 24, p. 2 (1995); Orion, Jahrg. 53, Nr. 271, p. 323 (1995); Phys. Today, Vol. 48, No. 11, p. 106-108 (1995); Astrophys. J., Vol. 454, No. 2, p. 551 (1995); Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., Vol. 28, No. 4, p. 1448 (1996); Nature, Vol. 377, No. 6549, p. 484 (1995); Phys. Bl., Jahrg. 51, Heft 12, p. 1193 (1995); Zenit, Jaarg. 22, Nr. 12, p. 518-519

(1995); Zemlya Vselennaya, No. 1, p. 57-60 (1996); J. Astrophys. Astron., Vol. 17, No. 3-4, p. I-VII

(1996); Zvaigznota Debess, No. 157, p. 30-34 (1997); Observatory, Vol. 116, No. 1131, p. 121-124 (1996); Q.J.R. Astron. Soc., Vol. 37, No. 2, p. 261-263 (1996); Ciel Terre, Vol. 112, No. 3, p. 117-119 (1996).

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