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(216) Kleopatra

Reference work entry

Discovered 1880 Apr. 10 by J. Palisa at Pola.

Named for the Egyptian queen (69–30 B.C.), famed as mistress of Julius Caesar and of Mark Antony. (H26)

Named (BAJ Circ., No. 176 (1882)) by the Vienna astronomers. See also the remarks to planets  (212) and  (494).

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