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(1866) Sisyphus

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1972 XA. Discovered 1972 Dec. 5 by P. Wild at Zimmerwald.

Named for the cruel king of Corinth, punished by being given the task of rolling a large stone up to a hill in Hades, only to have it roll down again each time he neared the top. (M 3758)

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