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(1003) Lilofee

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Discovered 1923 Sept. 13 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named by the discoverer (RI 402) for a legendary character which is the title figure in an old German folk-song Die schönejunge Lilofee by August Schnezler. Lilofee was a mermaid of the Mummelsee in the Black Forest. (H 96; R. Bremer)

Name proposed by J. Riem, astronomer at the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut in Berlin.

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