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(496) Gryphia

Reference work entry

Discovered 1902 Oct. 25 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named in honor of the German baroque poet Andreas Gryphius (1616–1664). (H 53; AN 167, 223 (1905))

Named with permission of the discoverer by W. Ebert, Paris, who computed an early orbit for this planet.

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