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(475) Ocllo

Reference work entry

Discovered 1901 Aug. 14 by D. Stewart at Arequipa.

Named by the discoverer for the first Inca queen, by tradition daughter of the Sun. (AN 159, 129 (1902))

This is the first minor planet discovered in South America and also the first discovered in the southern hemisphere.

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