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(381) Myrrha

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Discovered 1894 Jan. 10 by A. Charlois at Nice.

Named for a woman in Greek mythology who was changed into a myrrh tree. Her son Adonis {see planet  (2101)} was born out of this tree. (H 42)

See also the remarks to planet  (356).

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