(728) Leonisis = 1912 NU
Discovered 1912 Febr. 16 by J. Palisa at Vienna.
Named in honor of Geheimrat Leo Gans (1843-1935), president of the Physical
Society at Frankfurt a.M., Germany on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The
emblem of the Society is an Isis, thus the combined name for this planet.
Named by M. Brendel.
(761) Brendelia = 1913 SO
Discovered 1913 Sept. 8 by F. Kaiser at Heidelberg.
Named by the discoverer in honor of the late theoreticist of the minor
planets, Otto Rudolph Martin Brendel (1862-1939), who at that time was director
of the "Planeteninstitut" at the University of Frankfurt am Main.
Brendel himself chose for the planet to be named the object with the smallest
inclination from the planets discovered by Kaiser and not previously named.
(1487) Boda = 1938 WC
Discovered 1938 Nov. 17 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.
Named in honor of the German astronomer Karl Boda (1889-1942) who at the
Frankfurt Planeten-Institut worked on minor planet dynamics.
(185638) Erwinschwab = 2008 EU7
Discovered 2008 Mar. 1 at the Observatorio de La Sagra.
Erwin Schwab (b. 1964) is a German amateur astronomer who started
observing minor planets in 1981. Together with Rainer Kling, he initiated
the astrometric program at the Taunus Observatory. Schwab has discovered
numerous minor planets at the Starkenburg, Tzec Maun and Taunus observatories.
(185639) Rainerkling = 2008 EH8
Discovered 2008 Mar. 2 at the Observatorio de La Sagra.
Rainer Kling (b. 1952) is a German amateur astronomer who initiated,
together with Erwin Schwab, the astrometric program at the Taunus Observatory.
Kling is an ardent observer who has discovered numerous minor planets,
including the Apollo-type object 2009 DM45.
(378917) Stefankarge = 2008 UP91
Discovered 2008 Oct. 28 by E. Schwab at Tzec Maun.
Stefan Karge (b. 1963), an amateur astronomer since childhood, is heavily
involved in astronomical public education and is an enthusiastic observer of
active quasars. He has discovered numerous minor planets at the Taunus
Observatory of the Physikalischer Verein and at the Tzec Maun Observatory.
(379155) Volkerheinrich = 2009 QR6
Discovered 2009 Aug. 18 by E. Schwab at Tzec Maun.
Volker Heinrich (b.1962), an amateur astronomer since childhood, is the
chairman of the Astronomy Section of the Physikalischer Verein at Frankfurt
am Main. He is heavily involved in public astronomical education and is an
enthusiastic collector of meteorites.