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(3908) Nyx

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1980 PA. Discovered 1980 Aug. 6 by H.-E. Schuster at La Silla.

Named for the goddess and personification of the night. She was a daughter of Chaos and had many children by her brother Erebus, who personifies the subterranean darkness. The realm of Nyx was in the far West, beyond the land of Atlas. (M 34339)

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