Themis

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CURRENT POSITION: 21 PIS 13
Incl: 0.75159
Eccent: 0.1242408
Period: 5.5540218844773 years
AU 3.1361127
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

5.4.1853 00:00 Naples 24e45 59n26 observations 0

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Named for one of the Titans, goddess of justice, daughter of Uranus and Gaea {see planet  (1184)}, mother of the Hours {see planets  (14) Irene,  (15) Eunomia, and  (99) Dike} and Fates {see planets  (97) Klotho,  (120) Lachesis, and  (273) Atropos} by Zeus {see planet  (5731)}. Themis is known as the goddess of law. (H 4)

Named by A. Secchi. This is the same name that A. de Gasparis had planned to call planet  (20).

Discovered on 5-4-1853 in Naples by de Gasparis, A.

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