(371) Bohemia

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Discovered 1893 July 16 by A. Charlois at Nice.

Named for the region which today lies in western Czechoslovakia. With Moravia and Silesia {see planets  (1901) and  (257)}, Bohemia now forms one of the two constituent states of Czechoslovakia. At the time of the discovery, Bohemia was a part of Austria. (H 41) Named by A. Abetti.

The planet’s orbit was computed by H. Mader (AN 153, 447 (1900)) whose native country is Bohemia.

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