Max Wolf

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Max Wolf
Max Wolf
Born (1863-06-21)June 21, 1863
Heidelberg, Germany (Bund)
Died October 3, 1932(1932-10-03) (aged 69)
Heidelberg, Germany (Weimar)
Nationality German
Fields Astronomy
Institutions University of Heidelberg
Alma mater University of Heidelberg
Doctoral students August Kopff
Heinrich Vogt
Wilhelm Lorenz
Known for Astrophotography
Notable awards Bruce Medal (1930)

Maximilian Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf (21 June 1863 – 3 October 1932) was a German astronomer. He was born in Heidelberg, Germany. He discovered the first Trojan asteroid 588 Achilles.