(1141) Bohmia

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1930 AA. Discovered 1930 Jan. 4 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Mrs. Katharina Bohm-Waltz (?–1901) who donated the 72-cm Waltz reflector to the Heidelberg Observatory. (H 107; LDS)

Mrs. Bohm donated a sum of 25,000 M. The invoice of Zeiss Jena for this superb instrument from July 1906 amounts to 20,000 M.

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