Tsukuyomi

(1997 YO4 )
CURRENT POSITION: 27 PIS 47
Incl: 11.20615
Eccent: 0.0584178
Period: 5.153060358667 years
AU 2.9832988
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

21.12.1997 12:13 Nachi-Katsuura 135e55 33n37 observations 1

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According to myth, Tsukuyomi-no-mikoto, the Japanese god of night and the moon, was born from the right eye of the god Izanaki. It is said that he made his older sister, the goddess Amaterasu, very angry and caused the separate appearance of the sun in the day and the moon at night.

According to myth, Tsukuyomi-no-mikoto, the Japanese god of night and the moon, was born from the right eye of the god Izanaki {see planet  (10209)}. It is said that he made his older sister, the goddess Amaterasu {see planet  (10385)}, very angry and caused the separate appearance of the sun in the day and the moon at night. (M 39655)

Avastatud: 21-12-1997 Avastamiskoht: Nachi-Katsuura Avastajad: Shimizu, Y., Urata, T.

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