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(134) Sophrosyne

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Discovered 1873 Sept. 27 by R. Luther at Düsseldorf.

Named for one of the virtues in Plato’s (427?–347 B.C.) {see planet  (5451)} system: equanimity, healthy mind and impartiality. (H 17)

Named (AN 82, 287 (1873)) by F. W. A. Argelander and Theodor Wolff, Bonn.

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