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(215) Oenone

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Discovered 1880 Apr. 7 by V. Knorre at Berlin.

Named for a nymph of Mount Ida in Phrygia. Oenone was the wife of Paris {see planet  (3317)}. She foretold that her husband would desert her, abduct Helen {see planet  (101)}, and bring ruin to Troy. (Z 181)

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