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(764) Gedania

Reference work entry

Discovered 1913 Sept. 26 by F. Kaiser at Heidelberg.

Named by the discoverer after the Latin name of the free city of Danzig (now Gdansk, Poland) in which he was first assistant at the Observatory 1921–1925. (H 77)

The city of Danzig is also honored by planet  (1419).

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