Schott

1981 VP2. Discovered 1981 Nov. 3 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.

Named in memory of Friedrich Otto Schott (18511935), analytical chemist and glass engineer. In 1882 he founded a glass-technical laboratory and, together with E. Abbe {see planet (5224)} two years later, also the Jenaer Glaswerk Schott und Genossen. Among the glass products Schott devised are filters, thermometers and the famous "Jenaer Glas". (M 21610)

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