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(569) Misa

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Discovered 1905 July 27 by J. Palisa at Vienna.

Named after Misa, or Mise, a mytic divinity that appears in the Orphic mysteries. Misa is known as the mother of Bacchus {see planet  (2063)}. (H 60; A. Schnell)

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