(3701) Purkyně = 1985 DW  (Purkyn\v{e} in TeX)
Discovered 1985 February 20 by A. Mrkos at Kle.
 Named in memory of J. E. Purkyně (1787-1869), professor of physiology in Wroclaw and Prague. He discovered the physiological effect, well known to observers of variable stars, that causes comparable variations in brightness to appear more extreme for red light than for blue light.
 (MPC 26424 | 1996 January 5)


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