(814) Tauris

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Discovered 1916 Jan. 2 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Named for the Tauric Mount on the southwest coast of Crimea. It is also the ancient name of Crimea. Gustav L. W. von Struve (1858–1920) taught astronomy at the Tauris University in Simferopol, Crimea. (H 81; R. Bremer)

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