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(153) Hilda

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Discovered 1875 Nov. 2 by J. Palisa at Pola.

Named in honor of (probably the eldest) daughter of the Austrian astronomer Theodor von Oppolzer (1841–1886) {see planet  (1492)}. She died some years prior to her father. (Vierteljahrsschr. Astron. Ges., 22. Jahrg., p. 191 (1887))

Named by Th. von Oppolzer.

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