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(2920) Automedon

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1981 JR. Discovered 1981 May 3 by E. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.

Named for the son of Diores and the charioteer of Achilles {see planet  (588)}. Automedon killed the Trojan Aretus to avenge the death of Patroclus {see planet  (617)}. (M 8544)

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