(1655) Comas Solá

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1929 WG. Discovered 1929 Nov. 28 by J. Comas Solá at Barcelona.

Named by the Fabra Observatory in memory of José Comas Solá (1868–1937), first director of the Fabra Observatory, Barcelona, and a well-known observer of minor planets and comets for many years. Among his discoveries were the short-period comet Comas Solá and 11 numbered minor planets. The discoverer is also honored by planet  (1102). (M 5357)

Comas Solá is also honored by a crater on Mars.

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