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(989) Schwassmannia

Reference work entry

Discovered 1922 Nov. 18 by A. Schwassmann at Bergedorf.

Named in honor of the German astronomer Arnold Schwassmann (1870–1964) who discovered four comets and 22 minor planets. Schwassmann worked at the Potsdam and Hamburg-Bergedorf Observatories. (H 94)

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