Edithmuller

2908 T-2. Discovered 1973 Sept. 30 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in memory of the Spanish-born Swiss astronomer Edith A. Muller (1918-1995). She was well known for her publications on theoretical astrophysics, including supernovae. She worked at many different observatories in Europe and the United States. Muller served as IAU General Secretary during 1976-1979 and was the first woman to hold this post. (M 30800)

Obituaries published in Q.J.R. Astron. Soc., Vol. 37, No. 2, p. 267-268 (1996); JOSO Annu. Rep., 1995, p. VI (1996); IAU Inf. Bull., No. 76, p. V (1996); Bull. Am. Astron. Soc., Vol. 28, No. 4, p. 1457-1458 (1996).

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