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(166) Rhodope

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Discovered 1876 Aug. 15 by C. H. F. Peters at Clinton.

Named after an attendant of Artemis {see planet  (105)}. She thought herself more beautiful than Hera {see planet  (103)}, and the goddess changed her into the high mountain in Thrace that bears her name. (Z 229)

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