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(586) Thekla

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Discovered 1906 Feb. 21 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named probably after St. Thekla, who, according to Apocryphical sources, accompanied Paul on some of his missionary journeys. The name was selected from the list mentioned in the remarks to planet  (579). (H 62)

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