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Gaea (1926 RE )       CURRENT POSITION: 17 TAU 46         DISCOVERY POSITION: 6 ARI 23

Incl: 11.31435      Eccent: 0.0704253      Period: 4.35899741173 years      AU 2.6683595      Type: 0000

Discovery Chart
5.9.1926 23:59 Heidelberg 8e43 49n24 observations 1

Named after the Greek Earth goddess. After Chaos, Gaea appeared and bore Uranus, the personification of Heaven that covered the Earth. Gaea united with her son Uranus to produce the first race, the twelve Titans, six males and six females. Uranus and Gaea were also the parents of the Cyclops, the Centimani, and the Giants. (LDS; Z 108)

Name proposed by G. Stracke.


Discovered on 5-9-1926 in Heidelberg by Reinmuth, K.

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