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(869) Mellena

Reference work entry

Discovered 1917 May 9 by R. Schorr at Bergedorf.

Independently discovered 1917 May 10 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the Bürgermeister (mayor) of Hamburg, von Melle, founder of the Hamburg Observatory. (H 85)

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