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(794) Irenaea

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Discovered 1914 Aug. 27 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

Named probably in honor of Irene Hillebrand, née Weiss, daughter of the director of the Vienna Observatory E. Weiss. The name had to be given a ‘classical’ form because of the existence of planet  (14). (A. Schnell)

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