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Stodola


3981
1984 BL
Discovered by 26.01.1984 by A. Mrkos on Klet observatory
MPC 25976 (7.11.1995)
Stodola
https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=3981;old=0;orb=1;cov=0;log=0;cad=0#orb

Named in memory of A. Stodola (1859-1942), professor at ETH Zurich who taught on the construction and design of various devices, such as the artificial hand he designed in 1915. Name proposed by the discoverer following a suggestion by astronomers of the Astronomical Institute at Tatranská Lomnica.