(1102) Pepita

Reference work entry

1928 VA. Discovered 1928 Nov. 5 by J. Comas Solá at Barcelona.

Named in honor of the discoverer José Comas Solá (1868–1937), astronomer at Barcelona and founder of the “iedad Astronomica de España y America”. Pepita is the feminine form of Pepito, the familiar name of the discoverer. The discoverer is also honored by planet  (1655). (H 104)

Comas Solá also honored by a crater on Mars.

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