(242) Kriemhild

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Discovered 1884 Sept. 22 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

Named probably after the sister of Gunther in the medieval German Nibelungenlied who married the hero Siegfried. (H 29)

Named (BAJ Circ., No. 241 (1884)) by Moritz von Kuffner, owner of an important private observatory in Ottakring.

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