Palisana

(1919 FN )
CURRENT POSITION: 1 LIB 23
Incl: 25.2085
Eccent: 0.2145898
Period: 3.8539256151357 years
AU 2.4580393
Type: 0007

Discovery Chart

4.7.1919 00:00 Heidelberg 8e43 49n24 observations 0

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Named in honor of the famous Austrian astronomer Johann Palisa (1848–1925), observer at the Marine Observatory in Pola and vice-director of the Vienna Observatory. Palisa discovered more than 120 minor planets and the comet 1879 V. In collaboration with M. F. Wolf he produced the famous Wolf-Palisa star charts and he initiated the Carte du Ciel endeavor. (H88)

Palisa is also honored by a lunar crater and by the planets  (902),  (975), and  (996). See also the remarks to planet  (776).

Avastatud: 4-7-1919 Avastamiskoht: Heidelberg Avastajad: Wolf, M. F.

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