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(708) Raphaela

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Discovered 1911 Feb. 3 by J. Helffrich at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of Raphael von Bischoffsheim, founder of the Nice Observatory. The name was chosen because A. Charlois, Nice, discovered the planet 1892 S which was identical to (708). (AN 196, 139 (1913))

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