(1228) Scabiosa

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( 1228 ) Scabiosa is an asteroid of the main belt, which was discovered on 5 October 1931 by the German astronomer Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at Heidelberg State Observatory king - chair of the University of Heidelberg.

The asteroid is named after the plant genus of the Marsh.

The initials of the asteroid with the numbers 1227 to 1234, all of which were discovered by Reinmuth, together form G STRACKE, the name of the German astronomer and estimator of asteroid orbits Gustav Stracke, who asked that after him no asteroid should be appointed (see there).