461 Saskia

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461 Saskia is a Themistian asteroid discovered by Max Wolf on October 22, 1900.[1] Its provisional name was 1900 FP. It is named after Saskia van Uylenburgh, the wife of Rembrandt.

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  1. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names: Prepared on Behalf of Commission 20 Under the Auspices of the International Astronomical Union. Springer. p. 52. ISBN 3-540-00238-3.