(1332) Marconia

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1934 AA. Discovered 1934 Jan. 9 by L. Volta at Pino Torinese.

Named in honor of Marchese Guglielmo Marconi (1874–1937), Italian electrical engineer and inventor and winner of the physics Nobel prize in 1909 (together with K. F. Braun). (H 121)

Marconi is also honored by a lunar crater.

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