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(927) Ratisbona

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Discovered 1920 Feb. 16 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named for the German city of Regensburg (Ratisbona is the Latin name). The famous astronomer Johannes Kepler {see planet  (1134)} died in Regensburg in 1630. (AN 240, 135 (1930))

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