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(199) Byblis

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Discovered 1879 July 9 by C. H. F. Peters at Clinton.

Named after the daughter of Miletus and Idothea, who was in love with her brother Caunus who she pursued through various lands, till at length, worn out with sorrow, she was changed into a fountain. (H 24)

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