(716) Berkeley

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Discovered 1911 July 30 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

This planet was named after the city of Berkeley, California, where Armin O. Leuschner (see planet  (1361)) studied the orbits of minor planets. Leuschner especially worked on an orbit determination of the lost Palisa planet  (719) Albert. (A. Schnell)

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