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(167) Urda

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Discovered 1876 Aug. 28 by C. H. F. Peters at Clinton.

Named for one of the three Norns in Norse mythology. Urda stands for the Past. (H 21)

The other Norns are Werdandi (the Present) and Skuld (the Future) {see planets  (621) and  (1130)}.

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