(91) Aegina

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Discovered 1866 Nov. 4 by A. Borrelly at Marseilles.

Named after the daughter of Asopus, a son of Poseidon {see planet  (4341)}. She was changed by Zeus {see planet  (5731)}, father of one of her sons, into the island bearing her name. (H 13)

Named by C. Bruhns (AN 71, 37 (1868)).

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