(830) Petropolitana

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Discovered 1916 Aug. 25 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Independently discovered 1916 Sept. 3 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

This planet is named on the same occasion as planet  (829) which was discovered at the same night. It honors the city of St. Petersburg (the former Leningrad). (H 82)

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