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(1260) Walhalla

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1933 BW. Discovered 1933 Jan. 29 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.

Named for the memorial hall near Regensburg, Germany. In Norse mythology it was the hall of Odin {see planet  (3989)} where warriors who have died in battle are received. (H 116)

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