(449) Hamburga

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Discovered 1899 Oct. 31 by M. F. Wolf and A. Schwassmann at Heidelberg.

Named by A. Schwassmann, Seewarte Hamburg, to honor the city of Hamburg, Germany, during the annual festival of the Mathematical Society of Hamburg in 1901. (AN 156, 239 (1901)) The city of Hamburg is also honored by planet  (723).

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