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(2782) Leonidas

Reference work entry

2605 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named for the king of Sparta who defended the Thermophylae pass against the Persians in 480 B.C. (M 16590)

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