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(731) Sorga

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Discovered 1912 Apr. 15 by A. Massinger at Heidelberg.

The name’ surga’ means ‘the heavens’ in the Indonesian language. The paradise on earth was named’ surga dunia’. Both,’ surga’ and’ sorga’ are possible transliterations from Indonesian. (B. Hidayat)

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