Nortia

(1953 LG )
CURRENT POSITION: 1 TAU 25
Incl: 7.02376
Eccent: 0.1129435
Period: 5.6268145529518 years
AU 3.1634551
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

6.6.1953 22:21 Johannesburg 28e4 26s11 observations 1

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Nortia was the Etruscan goddess of fortune who was worshipped at Volsinii. Each year a nail was driven into the wall of her temple, for the purpose of counting the years. (M 21128)

Named by the Minor Planet Names Committee following a suggestion by F. Pilcher.

Discovered on 6-6-1953 in Johannesburg by Churms, J.

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