(4669) Høder

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1987 UF1. Discovered 1987 Oct. 27 by P. Jensen and K. Augustesen at Brorfelde.

Named after the blind god in Norse mythology, son of Odin {see planet  (3989)} and brother of Balder {see planet  (4059)}, whom he killed with a mistletoe shaft with the treacherous help of Loke {see planet  (4862)}. (M 22503)

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