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(13) Egeria

Reference work entry

Discovered 1850 Nov. 2 by A. de Gasparis at Naples.

Named for the nymph of Aricia in Italy, wife of Numa Pompilius, second king of Rome. (H 3)

Named by U. J. J. Leverrier. The symbol used for Open image in new window Egeria in ancient times was a star and a plate.

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