Psyche

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CURRENT POSITION: 16 VIR 4
Incl: 3.09652
Eccent: 0.1337219
Period: 4.9990113543005 years
AU 2.9235421
Type: 0000

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17.3.1852 00:00 Naples 24e45 59n26 observations 0

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Named after the nymph whom Cupid married. Venus put her to death because she had robbed the world of her son; but Jupiter at the request of Cupid granted immortality to Psyche. The word signified “the soul” which she personifies. (H 3)

The symbol used for Psyche in ancient times was Open image in new window

Discovered on 17-3-1852 in Naples by de Gasparis, A.

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