::359 Georgia


Category::named    George::asteroid    Auguste::charlois    Georgia::after    X-type::minor    Klein::august


359 Georgia is a typical Main belt asteroid. It is classified as an X-type asteroid.

It was discovered by Auguste Charlois on March 10, 1893 in Nice. It was named by the daughter of Felix Klein at a meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in 1902 held at the Georg August University of Göttingen, where Klein was a professor. It was named after the University's founder King George II of Great Britain, Elector of Hanover.<ref>Lutz D. Schmadel (2003) Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Volume 1, International Astronomical Union, Springer, ISBN 3-540-00238-3, p. 45</ref>

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