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(1589) Fanatica

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1950 RK. Discovered 1950 Sept. 13 by M. Itzigsohn at La Plata.

Literally a fanatical woman or a feminine zealot. Named as a tribute to Eva Peron {see planet  (1569)} whose devotion and enthusiasm for the welfare of the Argentine people led her to champion the cause of the workers. (M 1069)

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