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(1863) Antinous

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1948 EA. Discovered 1948 Mar. 7 by C. A. Wirtanen at Mount Hamilton.

Antinous was one of the many unwelcome suitors for Penelope’s {see planet  (201)} hand while her husband, Odysseus {see planet  (1143)}, was away on his travels. Antinous, being the most insolent of all, was the first to be killed by Odysseus on his return. (M 3935)

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