728 Leonisis

This minor planet's name combines two referents. The first is Leo Gans (1843 - 1935), or Leo Ludwig Gans-Landau, a German chemist and industrialist who was one of the founders of the University of Frankfurt, and at the time of naming, president of the Physical Society at Frankfurt, a professional organization of chemists and physicists. The second is Isis, supposedly the symbol of this Physical Society.

The symbol of this minor planet isn't very deep. It is simple the symbol for 42 Isis, with the upper loop replaced by a Latin capital letter G, for Gans.

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