(324) Bamberga

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Discovered 1892 Feb. 25 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

“Der Planet ... hat bei Gelegenheit der Astronomen-versammlung in Bamberg den Namen Bamberga erhalten.” Bamberg is a leading city of Bavaria, Germany. (AN 141, 405 (1896))

Named by Dr. von Brandt, mayor of the city of Bamberg, at the occasion of the September 1896 AG meeting.

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