(456) Abnoba

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Discovered 1900 June 4 by M. F. Wolf and A. Schwassmann at Heidelberg.

This name was used by the Roman troops in southern Germany for the mountainous region of the Black Forest. ‘Diana Abnoba’ is the Celtic-Roman deity of the Black Forest as was found in old inscriptions. (LDS)

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