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(1071) Brita

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Discovered 1924 Mar. 3 by V. A. Albitskij at Simeis.

Named by the discoverer in honor of Great Britain as a mark of gratitude to the country where the 1-m telescope for the Simeis Observatory {see planet  (748)} was made. (N. Solovaya; N. S. Chernykh)

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