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(4356) Marathon

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9522 P-L. Discovered 1960 Oct. 17 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld at Palomar.

Named after a village near Athens, near which the Athenian troops defeated the invading Persian army in the year 490 B.C. (M 18141)

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