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(476) Hedwig

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Discovered 1901 Aug. 17 by L. Carnera at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the wife of the Danish astronomer Elis Strömgren (1870–1947) who computed the orbit of this planet {see also planet  (1422)}. (H 51)

Named by E. Strömgren (AN 158, 48 (1902)).

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