Yatagarasu

(1997 AY1 )
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NOW @ 7 GEM 8
FOUND @ 2 LEO 3
 
Inclination: 5.52
Eccentricity: 0.034
Period: 3.916 years
AU 2.484
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

3.1.1997 14:39 Oizumi 139e25 36n15 observations 1


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In Japanese mythology, Yatagarasu is the holy crow with three legs. It guided Jinmu, the so-called first emperor, and his troops from Kumano to Nara. The Chinese counterpart of the crow with three legs is said to live in the sun, and it is suspected that the crow is a naked-eye sunspot.


Avastatud: 3-1-1997 Avastamiskoht: Oizumi Avastajad: Kobayashi, T.

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