Schoenmaker

3099 T-2. Discovered 1973 Sept. 30 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named in honor of Ton A. Schoenmaker (1945- ), for many years technical officer at Leiden Observatory. He wrote computer programs for the van Houtens {see planets (1673) and (1674)}, so that they were able to make the first identifications for their three Trojan Surveys. The help of Ton is very much appreciated. Ton is also a visual comet observer. (M 22506)

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