(728) Leonisis

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Discovered 1912 Feb. 16 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

Named in honor of Geheimrat Leo Gans (1843–1935), president of the Physical Society at Frankfurt a.M., Germany on the occasion of his 70th birthday. The emblem of the Society is an Isis, thus the combined name for this planet. (AN 197, 416 (1914))

Named by M. Brendel.

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