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Dictionary of Minor Planet Names

pp 88-88

(1023) Thomana

Discovered 1924 June 25 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the famous boys’ choir (Thomaner) in the Thomas-Kirche in Leipzig, Germany. Reinmuth stated in a letter: “Auf der Leipziger Astronomentagung erhielt er zu Ehren des Thomanerchores dann den Namen...” (H 98; LDS)

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