(224) Oceana

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Discovered 1882 Mar. 30 by J. Palisa at Vienna. Named for the Pacific Ocean. (H 27)

The discoverer communicated from Honolulu on return from the solar eclipse expedition of May 6, 1883 that Governor von Dessarts of Tahiti has named this planet (BAJ Circ., No. 210 (1883)).

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