Amphitrite

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CURRENT POSITION: 9 SAG 59
Incl: 6.0821
Eccent: 0.0730872
Period: 4.0842475946397 years
AU 2.555022
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

1.3.1854 00:00 London 24e45 59n26 observations 0

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Independently discovered 1854 Mar. 2 by N. R. Pogson at Oxford and Mar. 3 by J. Chacornac at Paris.

Named after an Oceanid, wife of Poseidon {see planet  (4341)} and mother of Triton. (H 5)

Named by W. Bishop at whose private observatory the planet was discovered. The symbol used for Amphitrite Open image in new window

Discovered on 1-3-1854 in London by Marth, A.

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