Telegramia


Asteroid 7608, Telegramia, was discovered on October 22, 1995 by Jana Ticha at Klet Observatory near České Budějovice, South Bohemia, Czech Republic. It has a period of 3 years, 286 days.

It was named for the IAU's Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams (CBAT), on the 75th anniversary of its publication of the first IAU Circular on October 22, 1922. The CBAT, which now operates on computers, issues bulletins on astronomical events and minor planet names and designations (the IAU Circulars).

The meaning of asteroid Telegramia seems to be: important messages or documents; terse, condensed, heavy or portentous communication; telegrams or telegraphy.



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