Jenskandler

1991 TF7. Discovered 1991 Oct. 3 by F. Borngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.

Named in honor of Jens Kandler (1973- ), who has been an observer at Drebach {see planet (6488)} since the age of 14. Beginning in 1993, he has been observing minor planets and comets, at first photographically and then using a CCD. Among the Drebach observations are many from both the 1996 and 1998 oppositions of this object. A skilled industrial mechanic and tile setter, Kandler is an enthusiastic proponent of astronomy. (M 33389) Name proposed by the first discoverer.

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