(5085) Hippocrene

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1977 NN. Discovered 1977 July 14 by N. S. Chernykh at Nauchnyj.

Named for the ancient Greek mythological spring of inspiration. The name is given in connection with the discovery of many new minor planets at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory during the second half of 1977. (M 34620)

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