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(949) Hel

Reference work entry

Discovered 1921 Mar. 11 by M. F. Wolf at Heidelberg.

Named for the Norse goddess of the dead and the queen of the underworld. (LDS)

Name proposed by Mrs. G. Wolf, the widow of the discoverer, two years after his death (RI 1013).

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