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(1924) Horus

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4023 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named for the son of Osiris {see minor planet  (1923)}, an Egyptian god in the shape of a falcon, king of the sky and the stars. (M 5013)

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