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(638) Moira

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Discovered 1907 May 5 by J. H. Metcalf at Taunton.

Named for the Greek goddess of fate. Hesiod mentioned three goddesses of fate, daughters of Zeus, Klotho, Lachesis and Atropos {see planets  (5731),  (97),  (120) and  (273), respectively}. (H 66)

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