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(47) Aglaja

Reference work entry

Discovered 1857 Sept. 15 by R. Luther at Düsseldorf.

Named for one of the three Graces. The others are Thalia and Euphrosyne {see planets  (23) and  (31)}. (H 7)

This planet was named by the members of the Philosophical Faculty of the University of Bonn (AN 47, 47 (1858)).

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