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(1484) Postrema

Reference work entry

1938 HC. Discovered 1938 Apr. 29 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

The name signifies the last link of the last of a group. It is assigned to the last minor planet discovered by Neujmin which has been numbered. (M 1252)

Name submitted by N. Yakhontova, Institute of Theoretical Astronomy, Leningrad.

The citation statement holds for the time of publication of MPC 1252 (June 24, 1955). Until now, (4420) 1936 PB is the Neujmin discovery with the highest number. The latest numbered discovery of Neujmin is planet  (2536), discovered 1939 August 15.

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