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(906) Repsolda

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Discovered 1918 Oct. 30 by A. Schwassmann at Bergedorf.

Named in honor of Johann Georg Repsold (1771–1830), famous manufacturer of optics and precision mechanics for astrometric instruments. (H 88) Repsold is also honored by a lunar crater.

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