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(195) Eurykleia

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Discovered 1879 Apr. 19 by J. Palisa at Pola.

Named for Odysseus’ {see planet  (1143)} aged nurse. When, after twenty years away, Odysseus returned home disguised as a beggar, she recognized him by the scar of a wound given him by a wild boar. (Z 103)

Named by the Berlin astronomers — see the remarks to planet  (192).

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