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2142 P-L. Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.
Named for the Greek mathematician Euclid, who lived in Alexandria about 300 B.C. (M 16594)
Euclid is also honored by a lunar crater.
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