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(99) Dike

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Discovered 1868 May 28 by A. Borrelly at Marseilles.

Dike represents the human justice who with the divine justice Themis {see planet  (24)} sat beside Zeus {see planet  (5731)} on Olympus. (H 14)

Named by E. Stephan.

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