Nysa

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Nysa

[′nī·sə]
(astronomy)
An asteroid whose surface composition may resemble that of the aubrites; it has a diameter of approximately 42 miles (68 kilometers) and a mean distance from the sun of 2.42 astronomical units.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Nysa

 

a city in southwestern Poland, in Opole Województwo, on the Nysa Ktodzka River. Population, 34,000 (1972). Railroad junction. The city produces motor vehicles (minibuses and vans); equipment for chemical, sugar, and other factories; leather; and confectionery products.

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