Verenia

(1983 RD )
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NOW @ 13 VIR 17

Discovery Chart

12.9.1983 00:00 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1


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Named for the first vestal virgin consecrated by the legendary Roman king Numa Pompilius, builder of the temple of Vesta {see planet  (4)}, in the eighth to seventh centuries B.C. This Amor object is the first V-Type (Vesta) asteroid known after (4) Vesta itself. It was under consideration for a flyby mission by the Clementine spacecraft in October 1995. (M 23540; M 23697) _ _.


Avastatud: 12-9-1983 Avastamiskoht: Palomar Avastajad: Dunbar, R. S.

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