Penelope

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NOW @ 21 AQU 8
FOUND @ 0 PIS 47
 
Inclination: 5.756
Eccentricity: 0.179
Period: 4.386 years
AU 2.679
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

7.8.1879 00:00 Pola 13e51 44n52 observations 0


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Named after the celebrated princess of Greece, daughter of Icarius and Periboea. She was the wife of Odysseus {see planet  (1143)} and mother of Telemachus. During the absence of her husband, she was beset with 108 suitors whom she treated with coldness and disdain. The three most persistent were Amphinomus, Antinous {see planet  (1863)}, and Eurymachus, but she was relieved of their unwelcome attentions when Odysseus returned home after an absence of twenty years. Odysseus killed his rivals. Penelope is described as a model of feminine virtue and chastity by Homer. (Z 198) _ _.


Avastatud: 7-8-1879 Avastamiskoht: Pola Avastajad: Palisa, J.

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