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(349) Dembowska

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Discovered 1892 Dec. 9 by A. Charlois at Nice.

Named in honor of Ercole Dembowski (1812–1881), native of Milan, Italy who established a private observatory at Naples which was later transferred to Milan. His careful measurements of double stars marked an important stage in this branch of astronomy. (H39)

Dembowski is also honored by a lunar crater.

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