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(2715) Mielikki

Reference work entry

1938 US. Discovered 1938 Oct. 22 by Y. Väisälä at Turku.

Named for the mistress of the forest in Kalevala {see planet  (1454)}. Her favor was needed for successful hunting. Mielikki is a common girl’s name in Finland. (M 7948)

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