Scylla

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CURRENT POSITION: 13 LEO 9
Incl: 11.3551
Eccent: 0.2744698
Period: 4.5910130516963 years
AU 2.7622244
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

8.11.1875 00:00 Pola 13e51 44n52 observations 0

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Named for the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto and sister of Gorgons, Sirens and Graeae. The sea nymph Scylla and Charybdis {see planet  (388)} guarded the strait between Sicily and Italy, expanding her long necks and six heads to remove one sailor from each passing ship. (H 20)

The planet was lost for many decades — see the detective recovering story in Sky Telesc., Vol. 40, No. 6, p. 361–362 (1970).

Avastatud: 8-11-1875 Avastamiskoht: Pola Avastajad: Palisa, J.

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