(3899) Wichterle = 1982 SN1
Discovered 1982 September 17 by M. Mahrová at Kleť.
 Named in honor of Otto Wichterle (1913- ), Czech chemist with a special interest in macromolecular substances. He is well known as the inventor of the hydrophilic gels used for the production of contact lenses.
 (MPC 22500 | 1993 September 1)

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