(120643) Rudimandl = 1996 RU
Discovered 1996 September 10 by M. Tichý at Kle.
 Rudi W. Mandl (1894–1948), Czech-German electrical engineer and amateur astronomer, was interested in gravitational lensing. In 1936 he met Albert Einstein and persuaded him to deal with this problem. Einstein then published Lens-Like Action of a Star By the Deviation of Light In the Gravitational Field.
 (MPC 103971 | 2017 March 12)


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