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(639) Latona

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Discovered 1907 July 19 by K. Lohnert at Heidelberg.

This is the Latin name for Leto {see planet  (68)}, the mother of Apollo {see planet  (1862)} and Artemis {see planet  (105)}. She was the daughter of the Titan Coeus and Phoebe. (H 66)

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