(3092) Herodotus

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6550 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named for the Greek historian who lived in the fifth century B.C. and is known as the “Father of Historiography”. (M 11159)

Herodotus is also commemorated by a lunar crater.

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