(1284) Latvia

Reference work entry

1933 OP. Discovered 1933 July 27 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg. Independently discovered 1933 Aug. 19 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Named for the country of Latvia. Since 1991 Latvia again is an independent state. (H 118)

Name proposed by J. Stein.

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