(77) Frigga

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Discovered 1862 Nov. 12 by C. H. F. Peters at Clinton.

Named after the Norse goddess and queen of all the gods. Frigga is the wife of Odin {see planet  (3989)}. (H 11)

The discoverer stated in AN 60, 107 (1863): “... erlaube ich mir den Namen Frigga vorzuschlagen, da Frigga und Freia {see planet  (76)} in der nordischen Mythologie so haufig in Gesellschaft sich finden...”

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