Chaldaea

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CURRENT POSITION: 6 CAP 27
Incl: 11.65081
Eccent: 0.1820926
Period: 3.6603965057408 years
AU 2.375046
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

30.8.1891 00:00 Vienna 16e20 48n14 observations 0

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Named for the country in Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates whose capital was Babylon. The Chaldaeans were famous for originating astrology as it is known today. (H 36)

Name assigned by Miss Catherine W. Bruce of New York at the invitation of Dr. Palisa, in token of the gratitude of astronomers (Astron. J., Vol. 11, No. 8, p. 64 (1891)).

Discovered on 30-8-1891 in Vienna by Palisa, J.

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27-11-2003George W. Bush visited Baghdad. Asteroid Chaldaea conjunct Sun.