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(988) Appella

Reference work entry

Discovered 1922 Nov. 10 by B. Jekhovsky at Algiers.

Named in honor of Paul Émile Appell (1855–1930), president of the Academy of Sciences and of the Société Astronomique de France. Appell is the author of the magisterial Traité de Mécanique Rationnelle. (H 94)

Obituary published in l’Astronomie, Vol. 45, p. 42–43 (1931).

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