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(1797) Schaumasse

Reference work entry

1936 VH. Discovered 1936 Nov. 15 by A. Patry at Nice.

Named in memory of Alexandre Schaumasse (1882–1958), astronomer at the Nice Observatory who discovered (971) Alsatia and three comets. (M 4358)

Schaumasse also discovered minor planet  (1114) Lorraine.

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