(263) Dresda

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Discovered 1886 Nov. 3 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

The planet is named to honor the German city of Dresden {see also planet  (3053)}. (H 31; A. Schnell)

Named by Baron B. von Engelhardt, owner of a private observatory in the city of Dresden.

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