Discovered 1884 June 27 by J. Palisa at Vienna.
Named in honor of Coelestine, née Mauthner von Markhof, wife of Theodor von Oppolzer, professor of astronomy in Vienna. Coelestine was the daughter of the well-known Viennese industrialist family Mauthner von Markhof. (Vierteljahrsschr. Astron. Ges., 22. Jahrg., p. 191 (1887))
Named by Th. von Oppolzer.