2801 Huygens

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2801 Huygens is a small main belt asteroid, which was discovered by Hendrik van Gent in 1935. It belongs to the Ceres family of asteroids. It is named after Christiaan Huygens, the Dutch astronomer, mathematician and physicist.

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