|(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)|