Victoria

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CURRENT POSITION: 28 TAU 5
Incl: 8.37323
Eccent: 0.2205197
Period: 3.5647015289209 years
AU 2.3334691
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

13.9.1850 00:00 London 24e45 59n26 observations 0

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Named after the Roman goddess of victory, daughter of the giant Pallas {see planet  (2)}, or Titan and Styx; also the reigning queen of England. The corresponding Greek goddess Nike {see planet  (307)} was added some 40 years later to the asteroid sky. The adopted sign for this planet is described in AN 31, 191 (1850): Open image in new window

Discovered on 13-9-1850 in London by Hind, J. R.

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