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(211) Isolda

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Discovered 1879 Dec. 10 by J. Palisa at Pola.

Named possibly for the character in the early mediaeval Arthurian legend perpetuated in the opera Tristan und Isolde  (1865) by Richard Wagner {see planet  (3992)}. (H 26; A. Schnell)

Named by the wife of K. Friesach, professor of mathematics in Graz.

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