Chiron

(1977 UB )
CURRENT POSITION: 14 ARI 8
Incl: 6.93469
Eccent: 0.3779434
Period: 50.676729608981 years
AU 13.6938529
Type: 000A

Discovery Chart

18.10.1977 09:08 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1

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The name is that of the wisest and most just of the Centaurs, son of Kronos and the ocean nymph Philyra. Beloved by Apollo and Diana {see planets  (1862) and  (78), respectively}, he learned from them botany, music, astronomy, divination and medicine and served in turn as instructor of the Greek heroes. (M 4359)

Avastatud: 18-10-1977 Avastamiskoht: Palomar Avastajad: Kowal, C. T.

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