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(265) Anna

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Discovered 1887 Feb. 25 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

Named probably in honor of Anny Weiss, née Kretschmar, daughter-in-law of Prof. E. Weiss, director of the Vienna Observatory. (A. Schnell)

In the ‘Beilage zum astronomischen Kalender 1888’, p. 88, the contributor E. Weiss laconically noted: “... erhielten die Namen Anna und Aline, die eines weiteren Commentares nicht bedürfen.”

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