# Lutz D. Schmadel

see § List of discovered minor planets |

**Lutz D. Schmadel** (July 2, 1942 in Berlin – October 21, 2016)^{[2]}^{[3]}^{[4]} was a German astronomer and a prolific discoverer of asteroids, who worked at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut (ARI) of the University of Heidelberg.^{[5]}

His special interest was the astrometry of minor planets, among his numerous discoveries were the three main-belt asteroids 8661 Ratzinger, 10114 Greifswald and 11508 Stolte.^{[6]}^{[7]}^{[8]}

He was the author of *Dictionary of Minor Planet Names* (see below) a reference book containing information about the discovery and naming of 12,804 asteroids (March 2006). One asteroid 2234 Schmadel, discovered in 1977, was named in his honor,^{[5]} the asteroid 8811 Waltherschmadel was named for his father, Walther Schmadel (1902–1944), who died at the Eastern Front near Stalingrad during WWII.^{[9]}

## Discoveries[edit]

Lutz Schmadel is credited by the Minor Planet Center with the discovery of 245 minor planets made between 1960 and 1993.^{[1]}

### List of discovered minor planets[edit]

5628 Preussen | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

5689 Rhön | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

6044 Hammer-Purgstall | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

6068 Brandenburg | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

6157 Prey | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

6209 Schwaben | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

6457 Kremsmünster | 2 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

6717 Antal | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

6718 Beiglböck | 14 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

6864 Starkenburg | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

6966 Vietoris | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

7127 Stifter | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

7414 Bosch | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

7580 Schwabhausen | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

7586 Bismarck | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

7700 Rote Kapelle | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

7767 Tomatic | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

7945 Kreisau | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

8019 Karachkina | 14 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

8020 Erzgebirge | 14 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

8089 Yukar | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

8171 Stauffenberg | 5 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

8501 Wachholz | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

8502 Bauhaus | 14 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

8661 Ratzinger | 14 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

8847 Huch | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

8860 Rohloff | 5 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

8861 Jenskandler | 3 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

9187 Walterkröll | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

9344 Klopstock | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

9351 Neumayer | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

9610 Vischer | 2 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

9761 Krautter | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

9762 Hermannhesse | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

9861 Jahreiss | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

9863 Reichardt | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

9956 Castellaz | 5 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

10095 Carlloewe | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

10114 Greifswald | 4 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

10116 Robertfranz | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

10761 Lyubimets | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

10762 von Laue | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

10763 Hlawka | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

10764 Rübezahl | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

10782 Hittmair | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

10786 Robertmayer | 7 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

10787 Ottoburkard | 4 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

11050 Messiaën | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

11508 Stolte | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

11573 Helmholtz | 20 September 1993 | list ^{[A]} |

11886 Kraske | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

11887 Echemmon | 14 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

11916 Wiesloch | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

12323 Haeckel | 4 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

12327 Terbrüggen | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

12729 Berger | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

13055 Kreppein | 14 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

13092 Schrödinger | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

13530 Ninnemann | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

13531 Weizsäcker | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

13559 Werth | 4 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

13954 Born | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

14412 Wolflojewski | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

14413 Geiger | 5 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

14871 Pyramus | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

15262 Abderhalden | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

15263 Erwingroten | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

15264 Delbrück | 11 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

15265 Ernsting | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

15282 Franzmarc | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

15301 Marutesser | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

15724 Zille | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

15727 Ianmorison | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

15728 Karlmay | 11 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

15761 Schumi | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

16505 Sulzer | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

16544 Hochlehnert | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

16590 Brunowalter | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

17458 Dick | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

17459 Andreashofer | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

17460 Mang | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

17484 Ganghofer | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

17488 Mantl | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

17489 Trenker | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

18359 Jakobstaude | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

18360 Sachs | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

18395 Schmiedmayer | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

18396 Nellysachs | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

19162 Wambsganss | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

19178 Walterbothe | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

19182 Pitz | 7 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

19183 Amati | 5 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

19208 Starrfield | 2 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

19992 Schönbein | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

19993 Günterseeber | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

20012 Ranke | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

21050 Beck | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

21074 Rügen | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

21075 Heussinger | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

21076 Kokoschka | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

21109 Sünkel | 4 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

21110 Karlvalentin | 4 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

21118 Hezimmermann | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

22322 Bodensee | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

22348 Schmeidler | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

22369 Klinger | 18 September 1993 | list ^{[A]} |

23472 Rolfriekher | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

23473 Voss | 11 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

23490 Monikohl | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

23514 Schneider | 2 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

24699 Schwekendiek | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

24712 Boltzmann | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

24713 Ekrutt | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

24748 Nernst | 26 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

24749 Grebel | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

24750 Ohm | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

26842 Hefele | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

27758 Michelson | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

29185 Reich | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

29208 Halorentz | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

29214 Apitzsch | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

29246 Clausius | 2 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

29250 Helmutmoritz | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

30826 Coulomb | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

30827 Lautenschläger | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

30828 Bethe | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

30829 Wolfwacker | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

30830 Jahn | 14 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

30847 Lampert | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

30850 Vonsiemens | 7 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

30851 Reißfelder | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

30852 Debye | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

30882 Tomhenning | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

30883 de Broglie | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

32808 Bischoff | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

32809 Sommerfeld | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

32810 Steinbach | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

32811 Apisaon | 14 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

32821 Posch | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

32853 Döbereiner | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

32855 Zollitsch | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

37582 Faraday | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

37583 Ramonkhanna | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

37584 Schleiden | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

37592 Pauljackson | 3 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

37608 Löns | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

39536 Lenhof | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

42487 Ångström | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

42492 Brüggenthies | 3 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

43790 Ferdinandbraun | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

43804 Peterting | 10 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

43806 Augustepiccard | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

43813 Kühner | 7 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

46563 Oken | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

48447 Hingley | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

48456 Wilhelmwien | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

48457 Joseffried | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

48458 Merian | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

48471 Orchiston | 7 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

48472 Mössbauer | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

48492 Utewielen | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

52228 Protos | 5 September 1977 | list |

52291 Mott | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

52292 Kamdzhalov | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

52293 Mommsen | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

52294 Detlef | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

52301 Qumran | 9 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

52308 Hanspeterröser | 7 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

52337 Compton | 2 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

52341 Ballmann | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

55753 Raman | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

58098 Quirrenbach | 9 October 1977 | list |

58186 Langkavel | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

58215 von Klitzing | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

58217 Peterhebel | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

65685 Behring | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

65692 Trifu | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

65708 Ehrlich | 4 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

65712 Schneidmüller | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

69286 von Liebig | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

69287 Günthereichhorn | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

69288 Berlioz | 11 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

69295 Stecklum | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

69312 Rogerbacon | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

73686 Nussdorf | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

73687 Thomas Aquinas | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

73692 Gürtler | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

73693 Dorschner | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

73699 Landaupfalz | 4 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

73700 von Kues | 5 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

73701 Siegfriedbauer | 3 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

79129 Robkoldewey | 11 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

79138 Mansfeld | 13 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

85179 Meistereckhart | 11 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

85190 Birgitroth | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

85195 von Helfta | 7 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

85196 Halle | 4 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

85197 Ginkgo | 5 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

85198 Weltenburg | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

85199 Habsburg | 3 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

85214 Sommersdorf | 21 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

85215 Hohenzollern | 26 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

85216 Schein | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

90672 Metrorheinneckar | 6 September 1977 | list |

90709 Wettin | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

90711 Stotternheim | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

90712 Wittelsbach | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

(90718) 1991 RW_{3} |
12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

96205 Ararat | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

96206 Eschenberg | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

100027 Hannaharendt | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

100028 von Canstein | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

100029 Varnhagen | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

100046 Worms | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

100047 Leobaeck | 2 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

(100084) 1992 SY_{13} |
26 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

120460 Hambach | 13 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

(120461) 1990 TK_{9} |
10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

120481 Johannwalter | 24 September 1992 | list ^{[A]} |

150118 Petersberg | 18 September 1993 | list ^{[A]} |

152559 Bodelschwingh | 12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

(160018) 1991 TY_{2} |
7 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

160512 Franck-Hertz | 11 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

(160513) 1990 TD_{13} |
12 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

162001 Vulpius | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

(162002) 1990 TC_{10} |
10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

168321 Josephschmidt | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

(173120) 1990 TL_{9} |
10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

178294 Wertheimer | 11 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

190283 Schielicke | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

192293 Dominikbrunner | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

(204967) 1991 TH_{7} |
3 October 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

225277 Stino | 24 September 1960 | list ^{[B]} |

231666 Aisymnos | 24 September 1960 | list ^{[B]} |

267003 Burkert | 10 August 1978 | list |

(275491) 1960 SR | 24 September 1960 | list ^{[B]} |

279723 Wittenberg | 12 September 1991 | list ^{[A]} |

(282028) 1990 TV_{9} |
10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

(297234) 1960 SP | 24 September 1960 | list ^{[B]} |

322510 Heinrichgrüber | 10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

(333842) 1960 SV | 24 September 1960 | list ^{[B]} |

(359653) 2011 ST_{28} |
24 September 1960 | list ^{[B]} |

(363010) 1960 SA_{1} |
24 September 1960 | list ^{[B]} |

(373394) 1990 TQ_{9} |
10 October 1990 | list ^{[A]} |

(443796) 1960 SW | 24 September 1960 | list ^{[B]} |

Co-discovery made with:^{A} F. Börngen^{B} R. M. Stoss |
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## Works[edit]

- Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Google books
*Dictionary of minor planet names (5th Edition)*. Springer Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 2003, ISBN 3-540-00238-3*Dictionary of minor planet names (Addendum to the 5th Edition: 2003-2005)*. Springer Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 2006, ISBN 3-540-34360-1*Dictionary of minor planet names (Addendum to the 5th Edition: 2006-2008)*. Springer Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 2006, ISBN 3-642-01964-1*Dictionary of minor planet names (6th Edition)*. Springer Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 2012, ISBN 3-642-29717-X

## References[edit]

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^{a}^{b}"Minor Planet Discoverers (by number)".*Minor Planet Center*. 23 May 2016. Retrieved 20 June 2016. **^**Brüggenthies, Wilhelm & Dick, Wolfgang R. (2005).*Biographischer Index der Astronomie*(in German). Acta Historica Astronomiae Vol. 26 (1st ed.). Frankfurt am Main, Germany: Wissenschaftlicher Verlag Harri Deutsch. p. 395. ISBN 3-8171-1769-8.**^**Pregliasco, Mauro; Pregliasco, Valeria, eds. (29 October 2016). "Good to Know".*425 DX News*. Archived from the original on 9 November 2016. Retrieved 8 November 2016.+ SILENT KEY + Dr. Lutz D. Schmadel, DK8UH passed away on 21 October. Born in 1942, he was an astronomer whose special interest was the astrometry of minor planets.

**^**Trifu, Cezar (24 October 2016). "GDXF Secretary のDK8UH Lutzさん訃報" [GDXF Secretary DK8UH Lutz's death].*IOTA-chasers mailing list*(in English/Japanese). Retrieved 8 November 2016.news of Lutz's (DK8UH) passing last Friday. … a very passionate radio amateur, who fell hard in love with the IOTA Programme. As a Board member of the German DX Foundation …

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^{a}^{b}Schmadel, Lutz D. (2007).*Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (2234) Schmadel*. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. p. 182. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 4 July 2016. **^**"8661 Ratzinger (1990 TA13)".*Minor Planet Center*. Retrieved 4 July 2016.**^**"10114 Greifswald (1992 RZ)".*Minor Planet Center*. Retrieved 4 July 2016.**^**"11508 Stolte (1990 TF13)".*Minor Planet Center*. Retrieved 4 July 2016.**^**"8811 Waltherschmadel (1982 UX5)".*Minor Planet Center*. Retrieved 20 December 2017.