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(782) Montefiore

Reference work entry

Discovered 1914 Mar. 18 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

Probably named in honor of the wife of Alphonse Mayer Rothschild (1878–1942), the second son of Baron Albert von Rothschild {see planet  (719)}, Clarice Sebag-Montefiore. The marriage took place in 1912. (A. Schnell)

Named by friends of the discoverer (Astronomischer Kalender für 1917).

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