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(1115) Sabauda

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1928 XC. Discovered 1928 Dec. 13 by L. Volta at Pino Torinese. Independently discovered 1928 Dec. 18 by J. Comas Solá at Barcelona.

Sabauda, or Sapauda, is the Latin name of the House of Savoy, the former rulers of Italy. The planet probably could also have been named after the new established town Sabauda in the Pontine Marshes-see the remarks to planet  (1107). (H 104)

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