(657) Gunlöd

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Discovered 1908 Jan. 23 by A. Kopff at Heidelberg.

Named after the daughter of the giant Sutung who took care of the Scandinavian hydromel. Odin {see planet  (3989)} seduced her and stole three sips of the liquor. Gunlöd, changed into an eagle, pursued Odin who let fall some drops. (A. Paluzie-Borrell)

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