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(68) Leto

Reference work entry

Discovered 1861 Apr. 29 by R. Luther at Düsseldorf.

Named for the daughter of Coeus and Phoebe and mother of Artemis {see planet  (105)} and Apollo {see planet  (1862)} by Zeus {see planet  (5731)}. (H 10)

Named by F. W. A. Argelander, C. N. A. Krueger and Tiele at Bonn.

The Latin name for Leto is Latona — see planet  (639).

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