(1152) Pawona

Reference work entry

1930 AD. Discovered 1930 Jan. 8 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg. Independently discovered 1930 Jan. 19 by L. Volta at Pino Torinese and Jan. 21 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

This name stands for a combination of the names of J. Palisa and M. Wolf in honor of the cooperation between these two important astronomers. (H 107)

Name proposed by B. Asplind who found the identity of (1152) with 1925 SF which was the last minor planet discovered by Palisa (AN 240, 406 (1930)).

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