Discovered 1914 Jan. 24 by A. Massinger at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the German astronomer Adolf Berberich (1861-1920). (H 78)

Named by Max Wolf, who (AN 211, 44 (1920)) wrote: "Dem Planeten 776 moĆ¼chte ich den Namen Berbericia, dem Planeten 914 den Namen Palisana beilegen, um so fur die beiden Astronomen Adolf Berberich und Johann Palisa, denen die Erforschung der Planetoiden in den letzten Dezennien wohl am meisten verdankte, eine Erinnerung zu stiften."

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