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(1998) Titius

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1938 DX1. Discovered 1938 Feb. 24 by A. Bohrmann at Heidelberg.

Named in memory of Johann Daniel Titius (1729–1796), who made the initial formulation of the Titius-Bode Law of planetary distances. (M 4237)

Titius is also honored by a lunar crater.

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