1991 AL3. Discovered 1991 Jan. 15 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.

Named for the important commercial seaport on the Lower Weser, seat of the shipping company Norddeutscher Lloyd and of a navigation school. In 787, Bremen became an episcopate. At the end of the Middle Ages, it was one of the most important Hanse cities. Olbers {see planet (1002)} discovered the minor planets (2) Pallas and (4) Vesta from Bremen, and Harding {see planet (2003)} discovered (3) Juno from nearby Lilienthal. In 1920 the Olbers Gesellschaft was founded in Bremen to encourage enthusiastic amateur astronomers. (M 25446)

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