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(143) Adria

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Discovered 1875 Feb. 23 by J. Palisa at Pola.

Named for the Adriatic sea. The city of Pola {see planet  (142)}, at the time of discovery the chief naval station of Austria-Hungary, is an Adriatic seaport. (H 19)

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