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(255) Oppavia

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Discovered 1886 Mar. 31 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

Named for the city of Troppau in northern Silesia {see planet 257)}, Austria, where the discoverer was born. The city now belongs to Czechoslovakia. Oppavia is the Czech name of Troppau. (H 31)

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