(1171) Rusthawelia

Reference work entry

1930 TA. Discovered 1930 Oct. 3 by S. Arend at Uccle. Independently discovered 1930 Sept. 29 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Named in honor of the Georgian poet Schota Rusthaweli (c. 1300). See also the remarks to planet  (525). (H 109)

Name proposed by Simeis astronomers.

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