Discovered 1919 Apr. 27 by A. Schwassmann at Bergedorf.
Probably named during the first marine travel of Hamburg University. Before World War II, once a year the University closed during the summer semester and went out on the North Sea for three to four days on one of the larger ocean liners which were put at the disposal of the University by the big Hamburg shipping companies. (H 88)
Named by R. Schorr.
See also the citation for planet (947).