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Nature volume 101, page 174 (02 May 1918) | Download Citation

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MINOR, PLANETS.—Mr. H. E. Wood records a number of minor planets on plates taken last year at Johannesburg. They have been identified by M. Louis Fabry (Marseilles Circular, No. 10). The most interesting is 722 Frieda; this planet had not been observed since its discovery in 1911, so its recovery is fortunate. The Astronomical Journal, No. 729, contains elements of an unidentified planet discovered at Washington by Mr. G. H. Peters last November. It may be identical with 293 Brasilia, 1906 WF, or 1911 LU. If new, he proposes the name Washingtonia. Prof. Barnard followed the Wolf planet DB until April 4, when its magnitude was 15. It has been so well observed that it ought to be possible to secure its re-observation at the next perihelion in 1922.

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