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Discovered 1907 Feb. 10 by A. Kopff at Heidelberg.

Named for a son of Priam, husband of Andromache, and Trojan champion slain by Achilles {see also planets  (884),  (175), and  (588), respectively}. (H 65)

Name suggested (AN 175, 191 (1907)) by J. Palisa. The original spelling was “Hector”.

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