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(510) Mabella

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Discovered 1903 May 20 by R. S. Dugan at Heidelberg.

Named by the discoverer in honor of Mabel Loomis Todd, daughter of the mathematician and astronomer Elias Loomis. She was the wife of David P. Todd {see planet  (511)}, the discoverer’s professor of astronomy at Amherst College. (H 55)

See the remark for planet  (497).

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