Hapag

Discovered 1911 Oct. 21 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

This planet honors by the initials the "HamburgAmerika Paketfahrt Aktien-Gesellschaft". The planet was named on the occasion of the meeting of the Astronomische Gesellschaft in Hamburg, 1913. (H 73; AN 196, 139 (1913))

At the Hamburg AG meeting the planets (721), (723), (724) and (725) were named. Turner (Observatory, Vol. 36, No. 466, p. 415-416 (1913)) published verses, written by Palisa, which elucidate the naming history.

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