(1313) Berna

Reference work entry

1933 QG. Discovered 1933 Aug. 24 by S. Arend at Uccle.

Named for the capital of Switzerland. (H 120)

Name proposed by S. Mauderli of the University of Berne who computed the definitive orbit of this planet.

The planet was first announced (RI 1156) as “Bernia” but Mauderli (RI 1161) requested the actual name.

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