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(2758) Cordelia

Reference work entry

1978 RF. Discovered 1978 Sept. 1 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named for the younger daughter of King Lear in Shakespeare’s tragedy. (M 9769)

The name Cordelia has also been given to the satellite Uranus VI, discovered 1986 by the Voyager 2 spacecraft.

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