02/22/12

Part 2: Joseph Schmidt, a Star in the Universe!


(day of birth) 04.03.1904 – 28.03.1934 (Der Tag Cz.)

(day of death) 16.11.1942 – 28.02.2012 (actual date)
Learn more about the Joseph Schmidt Asteroid by introducing the code 168321 into the search engine of the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

The name “Joseph Schmidt” for the asteroid was suggested by the first discoverer, the astronomer Freimut Börngen, and his colleague, the astronomer Markus Giesser.