Named for the Toltec god of matter, “the smoking mirror”, the counterpart to (1915) Quetzálcoatl, “the plumed serpent”. The two gods are the twin serpents that entwine to produce time, the opposites that display constancy and change. (M 4237)
Discovered on 19-6-1950 in Palomar by Wilson, A. G., Wallenquist, A. A. E.