Immo

1929 PC. Discovered 1929 Aug. 4 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Immo Appenzeller (1940- ), professor of astronomy at Heidelberg University and since 1975 director of the observatory at Konigstuhl. He has made important contributions to the fields of star formation, stellar evolution, interstellar magnetic fields and active galaxies. Appenzeller is also deeply involved in the development of astronomical instrumention. (M 18447)

Name proposed and citation prepared by G. Klare and L. D. Schmadel.

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