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Discovered 1877 Aug. 1 by A. Borrelly at Marseilles.

Named after the daughter of Cadmus and Harmonia {see planet  (40)}, sister of Agave, Autonoe, Polydorus {see planet  (4708)}, and Semele {see planet  (86)} and second wife of Athamas, king of Thebes. She was the wicked stepmother of Helle and Phrixus, the boy who was saved from death by the ram of the Golden Fleece. Ino later became a sea goddess who saved Odysseus {see planet  (1143)} from drowning when his raft was shattered. Her name was even later changed to Leukothea {see planet  (35)}. (H 21)

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