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(1073) Gellivara

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Discovered 1923 Sept. 14 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

Named for the small town Gällivare in Swedish Lapland where in the year 1927 astronomers from several countries observed the total solar eclipse of 1927 June 29. (H 101)

Named by the Austrian astronomer J. Rheden and endorsed by Anna Palisa.

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