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(1307) Cimmeria

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1930 UF. Discovered 1930 Oct. 17 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

Named after the ancient inhabitants of the Crimea peninsula. The Cimmerians were expelled by the Scythians {see planet  (1306)} in the 7th century B.C. (A. N. Deutsch)

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