(1717) Arlon

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1954 AC. Discovered 1954 Jan. 8 by S. Arend at Uccle.

Named for the principal town of the province of Belgian Luxembourg, situated on a hill above the headwaters of the Semoise. The Orolaunum of the Romans was a station on the Antoninian way connecting Reims and Trier. (M 8150)

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