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(850) Altona

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Discovered 1916 Mar. 27 by S. I. Belyavskij at Simeis.

Named for the German city on the Elbe river near Hamburg. Altona is the home-town of W. Struve, founder of the Pulkovo Observatory. (H 83)

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