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Max Wolf

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Max Wolf
Max Wolf
Born(1863-06-21)June 21, 1863
Heidelberg, Germany (Bund)
DiedOctober 3, 1932(1932-10-03) (aged 69)
Heidelberg, Germany (Weimar)
Alma materUniversity of Heidelberg
Known forAstrophotography
AwardsBruce Medal (1930)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Heidelberg
Doctoral studentsAugust Kopff
Heinrich Vogt
Wilhelm Lorenz

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.