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(128) Nemesis

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Discovered 1872 Nov. 25 by J. C. Watson at Ann Arbor.

Independently discovered 1872 Dec. 5 by A. Borrelly at Marseilles.

Named for the goddess of vengeance. Nemesis was the daughter of Erebus and Nyx (the Night) {see planet  (3908)}. (H 16)

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