(877) Walküre

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Discovered 1915 Sept. 13 by G. N. Neujmin at Simeis.

he heroes to be slain in battle and conduct them to Valhalla {see planet  (1260)}. It is also the title of an opera by the German composer Richard Wagner (1813–1883) {see planet  (3992)} in Ring der Nibelungen. (LDS)

Named (AN 219, 401 (1923)) by S. I. Belyavskij.

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