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(1872) Helenos

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1971 FG. Discovered 1971 Mar. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named after a son of Priamus and Hecuba {see planets  (884) and  (108)}, who was taken prisoner by the Greeks during the Trojan War. (M 3826)

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