(1481) Tübingia

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1938 DR. Discovered 1938 Feb. 7 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg. Independently discovered 1938 Feb. 22 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for the German city of Tübingen on the Neckar river south of Stuttgart, where Kepler {see planet  (1134)} has worked for many years, and renowned for its university. (H 133)

Name proposed by A. Wersig (RI 2319).

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