(2881) Meiden

Reference work entry

1983 AA1. Discovered 1983 Jan. 12 by B. A. Skiff at Anderson Mesa.

Named for the hare-god of ancient Lithuanian mythology, Meiden was also deity of animals and forests. (M 22828)

Named by the Minor Planet Names Committee following a suggestion by F. Pilcher.

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