1047 T-1. Discovered 1971 Mar. 25 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Reinhold Bien (1947- ), astronomer at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut in Heidelberg. Bien's fields of interest include numerical studies on celestial mechanics, stellar dynamics and involving interacting galaxies. He is known in particular for his work on the long-period evolution of Trojan orbits. (M 30800)

Name proposed and citation prepared by J. Schubart.

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