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(240) Vanadis

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Discovered 1884 Aug. 27 by A. Borrelly at Marseilles.

Named for Freya {see planet  (76)}, the Norse goddess of love and beauty. Vanadis is one of the names of Freya. She drives forth with a chariot drawn by cats. (H 29)

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